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I Love Forests and Trees

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    A Beautiful Vista

    We were driving to this wonderfully quaint little mountain town in northwest Arkansas, and just before getting into the town is a small antique shop with an incredible view that goes for miles. We had enjoyed some good herb during the drive, and were feeling wonderful as we got...
    nukemycorndog nukemycorndog 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Sleeping Trees

    I don't deal well with winter, bad weather or too blasted cold to go outside to enjoy nature. Today, for the first of January, it was a decent day. The temp was around 55 and a big blue sky above, with one bright ball of light, shining on me. So after work today, i drove the...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    Forest Walk

    At the beginning of every walk through the forest I love I have to decide whether to walk past the reflection pond. Sometimes I want to walk on the path that avoids it. I wonder if that is because I am in no mood to reflect? It is a beautiful pond though so I decided to walk...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    The Redwoods of California

    Oh my, we went for a couple drives through redwood forests in California earlier this year.  Those are some beauties!  We didn't make it to the Avenue of the Giants; the biggest living trees we saw were three or four feet in diameter; we did see some stumps that were...
    ward ward 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 21, 2008

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    The Forest Is Magical

    Every time I step into a forest or even just a patch of trees I feel like I've stepped into a whole other world. I can just feel the pure energy of the trees pulsing all around and it makes me smile. I could just fall asleep to the sound of birds chirping and the wind in the...
    lunatwo128 lunatwo128 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    One of the best days I've ever had was with my

    father walking in the Foret de Fontainebleau when I was ten. He was explaining hand history of the forest, and talking about the trees, which genus each was. It was so vivid, so interesting. And it was time spent with my father.
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Highest Hill In The Range

    I grew up in a village that was the highest in the range. The village was surrounded by Beech woods that were beautiful. The sentinel trees canopied the ground but the stately trunks were as columns in a temple to nature. I miss my life under the trees but I am a frequent...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M Aug 24, 2013

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    Trees

    I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth's sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in summer wear A nest of robins in her...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    Green!

    ive lived in belize all my life and its only predictable that i love the forests and trees. since i was little ive enjoyed going on walks in the 'bush' and just looking in awe at how magical everything seems. from the fresh air to the wild color flowers, i am just amazed by...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2009

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    Ages without being in one

    and enjoying it but my memories are vivid.It connects you to mother earth and time seems to stop.I am a tree hug lover lol
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Oct 4

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    Alleycat Chapter 2

    I Love Forest and Trees also. I Love the water also. Being in a beauthful park is the only reason I go to work sometimes. As bad as I think work is sometimes, I have to remind myself how bad it was being stuck inside a plant working a production job. Whatever I have to endure on...
    alleycat41762 alleycat41762 46-50 Jun 11, 2010

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    I have two homes. One is on 3 acres of forested

    land with a seasonal creek and a marsh area and the other is on 45 acres of forested land with a four acre beaver pond and 2,200 linear feet of mountain river frontage. I have planted over 500 varieties of trees on both pieces of property. My favorite trees include balsam fir...
    777Brad 777Brad 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Time In The Tree...

    Someone had nailed two by fours to the trunk and it was easy to access what would otherwise have been an impossible climb for me. At first I would go there because it reminded me of my home in West Virginia, where my best friend had taught me to climb trees and ride bikes. The...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2012

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    Sacred Grove

    Forests are so magical and beautiful I can picture little fairy's flying around and they are so peaceful and quite too I would love to live in forest away from the rest of the world just me and husband in a beautiful forest just like the sacred grove the ...
    TwilightPrincess87 TwilightPrincess87 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2008

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    I Participate In 'clean and Green' Programs.

    we have this activity in school where planting trees on the shanty mountains is the main goal and definitely i joined it! it made me really proud of myself that somehow i was able to help my mother Earth in this little ways. I'm from the Philippines where mountains are starting...
    gibbygibbs gibbygibbs 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    I've Always Wanted to Go...

    ...to the rainforest. It looks like such a beautiful, mysterious, intoxicating place. But I know it's a little dangerous these days. I don't really care, honestly. But I would much rather do it with some people who would enjoy the experience, instead of worrying all the time. It...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Forest In Winter

    We were sledding on a hill near our house yesterday; the hill was steep and fast, with a fresh powdery cover over a frozen icy base.  The trees to either side of the sled run all had an inch or so of snow on every branch; it looked almost magical, snow on every tree, very pretty...
    ward ward 56-60, M Jan 25, 2012

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    I Want to Go.

    To a heavily wooded forest where there is a small pond and meadow in the center.  The pond is connected to a creek with tiny waterfalls, and the water is clear.  There are flowers and butterflies all around.  I want to go there and meet Little Bear.  If only...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2009

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    Autumnal Ambiguity

    “Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they're falling like they're falling in love with the ground.” -  Andrea Gibson
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Especially In Autumn..

    A walk through a nice forest in autumn is so beautiful. Our dog running around, stirring up the fallen leaves. Jumping around like a little puppy. The sun shines through the forest, beautiful shadows on the ground. And the beautiful light makes the forest seem like a paradise...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    Redwood Park in British Columbia,

    Canada = Amazing! The trees are massive.
    MB777 MB777 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Red Wood Forest

    Last year I was really depressed. I had decided that I didn't want to live anymore and I was going to commit suicide. I went through a lot of mental, emotional, and physical pain in 2007 and didn't want to deal with it anymore. What made me realize that killing myself wouldn't...
    DeadsyDreams DeadsyDreams 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 26, 2008

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    I tend to feel so lonely in crowds.

    Once I'm in a forest, I feel warmth and love. I feel like I'm surrounded by my bestest friends. There is a deep sense of serenity that I feel when I'm around trees. Happiness.
    look4meinthesky look4meinthesky 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Land Without Trees

    In 1903 Ireland had just 1.5% forest cover today it is about 10%. Much of this forest is plantations of conifers from the North West of America. About 1% of this cover is native wild wood, this is the stuff that nature intended to grow on that piece of land. The natural plant...
    craggyisland craggyisland 46-50 May 7, 2013

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    Peace In The Tree

                                                 I  found a great tree to hang out in a few weeks ago but my daughter said I shouldn't try and that I would break my neck. So, of course, I waited until she wasn't around and tried it...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 2 Responses May 5, 2013

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    Its Gothic!

    Trees are nature's cathedral and I like to worship at the source. Being in tune with nature while living in the confusion of urban life is essential. Making sense of the world of work and greed while you are with the trees is a security for me.
    bitchefille bitchefille 22-25, F Aug 8, 2013

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    Content

    Another essay I wrote for my college apps this fall; I hope you like it! From deep in the woods, I hear the beating of a heart. Peering out from my place on the cluttered earth, all I can see are trees of the past draped across mossy trees standing tall. It wouldn't be difficult...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    We need them to live; a world of bare soil

    and concrete flooded by rain that has nowhere to go to is a pared down monstrosity. We build such ugliness, when our examples are so beautiful. A tree is creation, evolving; a building is chaos, an eyesore, it can only decay. Trees give us air, buildings give us claustrophobia...
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    California Sequoia National Park

    GIANT DINOSAUR TREES. that sums up this part of the woods. My home state of California, the ONLY place on Earth these giant trees can grow, like the Captain Sherman tree, one so ancient it was around during the time of Jesus, and many more so large they could block 3 lanes of...
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    This Is My Life

    There is no where I would rather be, than live amongs animals all my life. I would love to live somwhere that is left alone by people. Somewhere that is not touched by humain beings. There is enough forest destruction we are destroying animal life as we know it. i hate gun's and...
    Lilas1979 Lilas1979 31-35, F Sep 5, 2012

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    Trees R For Climbing

    Wer i live there is a forest at the end of my backyard.Me and my frends hav a swampfort its two storys and you haveto clim a ladder to get in the first floor.some dads put roof shingles on so its rain proof, but the grounf is always swampy and you havto were rubber boots or you...
    squirelbud squirelbud 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    A Proud Moment . . .

    Stopped to take a break this afternoon. Sat in the cab of my truck and took a long drink of Gatorade. The fertilizer pump was humming and the sprinklers chirped . . . Looking around . . . 20+' Pine trees, tall, straight and healthy . . . pastures . . . trails . . . all new. 7...
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    MisterAlpha MisterAlpha 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Worked With 10 Year Old Daughter Transplanting Trees Today

    Oh yeah, it was sure fun: we spent some time identifying a white pine and a red oak in the back yard, then transplanted three red oaks from the gas company property next door (they have a right of way and mow the trees down once they get a certain size anyway) into our yard. ...
    ward ward 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2007

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    I Am His Weeping Willow

    Weeping Intense Love Lust Osculate Wanting Torrid Raptured Erotic Eternal The willow weeps all of its foliage, The branches cascade down like emerald tear drops, The trunk of the tree is thick and durable, Symbolizing its strength and wisdom of its age, The tree dates back to...
    woodlandwench woodlandwench 41-45, F May 19, 2012

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    I Really Do

    My country is composed of forests,hills and mountains. I am always surrounded by greenes and forests so I grow accustomed and numb to their beauty. Only when I was traveling through Europe I realised how beautiful Bosnian forests are. I feel really blessed...
    merim10 merim10 18-21, M May 31, 2013

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    nature has the power to calm our soul

    and let her escape from daily stress...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M Aug 7

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    Sleepy Hollow

    I am not much on Winter. I do love my forest, my trees to be green. But no matter, I can enjoy, love my woods... forest of trees anytime of the year. Yesterday I had some time on my hands... no place I had to go at any time. *smile* I took a road home I haven't driven in awhile...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    Forests Are Wonderful

    Forests and trees are so important to the planet and to our collective spiritual psyche. It pains me when I see them being cut down and destroyed. I grew up in a forest. We moved away when I was ten years old and I missed it so much. Yet even to this day, when I close my eyes and...
    Bluetraveler Bluetraveler 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    The Woodland Wench

    Embracing the beauty of the bark, She lays on a bed of fallen leaves, Embarking on her journey of her love of the trees, Basking under its shade and protection, She rests with comfort and peace, And is in awe of the provisions of nature.
    woodlandwench woodlandwench 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I do. I love the trees,the leaves,the crazy weather,hot chestnuts,that warm pullover that has spent the last six months at the back of your wardrobe!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    i just adore trees...be it any tree...i find them very beautiful...but my favorite are huge old trees with roots like Banyan tree...whenever i see one, i dont miss to touch it..n...
    aarts aarts 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    [This is an English translation of Finnish lyrics. I can't vouch for the accuracy. The song is excellent though. You should go listen to it now.] TULEEN AJETTU MAA by Moonsorrow...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Oct 18

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    Fall is my favorite time of year. The heat breaks and there is a slight chill in the air in the morning and at night. The leaves begin changing color, and whole forests look...
    zmc67 zmc67 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    The Delivery Up I looked into the pregnant sky, and she delivered to me existence. It seeped into my scalp, darkening the clustered follicles. It danced down the deep curvatures...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    My drawing of Donatello (TMNT). I'm working on my character drawing skills. I'm usually drawing nature scenes, like forests, meadows, and such. Lol
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 4 days ago

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    I love trees because without them i wont be able to breath.
    Regretiam Regretiam 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I have a spiritual garden where I plant beautiful  flowers. At times I use seeds. Planting flowers is rewarding like every aspect in our lives, including lifting the...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 15

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    I love to be close to be trees
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 15

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    Being But Men Being but men, we walked into the trees Afraid, letting our syllables be soft For fear of waking the rooks, For fear of coming Noiselessly into a world of wings and...
    PickledPete PickledPete 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 19

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    I fail to understand how humans are endlessly stupid. They continue to buy a piece of land, then flatten it with bulldozers, and build some monstrosity that stands out like a red...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 5 days ago

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