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Be The Best That You Could Be

If you are a tree
Be the best tree that you could be
Allow the hands of time
To mold your body
Be a sturdy seasoned tree
That you could be.


 If you’re not a tree

But a shrub only,

Be the best shrub that flourish

Your sight people will cherish.



If you’re not a shrub

But a herb only,

Be the best herb that heals

So people may live.


If you’re not a herb

But a weed only,

Be the best grass that’s green.

To console the people in pain.

The Best

And If fate would not make you any,

Then be just the soil maybe.

A fertile soil where seeds

Of herbs and weeds

And shrubs and trees would grow.


 Somehow, you would live in them;

You will bring them life ~

Becoming the best that you could be.


If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michaelangelo painted or Beethoven posed music or shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here live a great street sweeper who did his job so well. ~ Martin Luther King


And when I die strew my dust-remains in the earth so trees may grow.

This week, the http://writersisland.wordpress.com prompts us to write about Persistence. I think this is how it should be.


Through The Sires’ Eyes


 The universe’s
Multi-faceted reflections
Through the sires’
Keen eyes and fecund minds

That the next generation

Would take heed.



“Age appears to be the best in four things –
Old wood best for furnitures
Old wine to drink
Old friends to trust
Old authors to read.”

– Francis Bacon

old age, withered, wasted. . . . they could also mean accomplished. ~ Jeques


The photographs were taken last January in Roxas City, Philippines. I saw this tree while driving and it enticed me to take pictures, so I pulled over and these are the result.(more photographs to come of this lovely tree)