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All of Us Can Take Our Cue from Trees

Music: De sal de linguagem feita.
By Lovira.
Performed by Lovira at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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All of us can take our cue from trees,
Relating only symbiotically,
Becoming just what those who need us need
Out of need for all that they can give.
Remember: Without trees we could not breathe.
Dependence rests on dual dependencies,
As birds who seek their shelter sow their seeds.
Yet we destroy the friends we need to live.

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