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November 29, 2009

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'Tall and Proud of It'

By Lori Wagner

How lucky

to be the top branch

of a forested tree!

You savor the sunlight

while the lower branches

reach

for what's left over.

Like a conductor's baton you direct the wind.

All eyes look up to you.

You are the zenith,

the utmost,

the angel on a Christmas tree.

  • Lori Wagner lives in Lawrence.

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