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  • Texas | Columns | "Once Upon A Line"

    Tumbleweeds

    by David Knape
    A tumbleweed is just a weed
    that has a need to roam,
    no other weed has such a need
    to wander far from home

    Here's a weed that has to leave
    and go off on its own,
    to travel down life's highways
    chasing something that's unknown

    A little wind will make it spin
    and off it quickly goes,
    skippin down them lonely roads
    jumping over cotton rows

    To me it seems a special gift
    to be so completely free,
    to go off on a whim like that
    to wander as you please

    And if I were to be a plant
    I'd be a tumbleweed,
    it's got the disposition that
    fits me to a tee

    We must admire this funny weed
    a little like us you know,
    Tumbleweeds are odd indeed
    aren't we all a little so.
    Tumbleweed
    TE photo

    © d.knape
    September 15, 2012
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape

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