Roots (3/5/2013)

3 May

The roots wouldn’t fit on the plane so I had to chop them off. I tried my best to not cut off too much. When I looked down from the plane I saw my stump, a small clearing in the center of my forest. I was afraid the others will grow thicker branches and bigger leaves and cover up my spot.

In my new home I am rootless. I dug up a pit and stuck my trunk inside but it simply cannot go deep enough. Here I have no private spot. I didn’t even have time to get planted. They just dropped me in here. The other trees, they tell stories and jokes and they don’t understand why I seem out of place. They cannot tell I have no roots below.

My present is here.

My past is there.

I am a topless stump.

I am a rootless tree.

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