Acorns

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Gustave Courbet – The oak of Flagey

what’s an acorn
but a possible oak–

we too are acorns
waiting, struggling
becoming the tree–

not there yet
but we’ll be–

*

new year is here
start–
forget the acorn
be the tree–

why stay the same
if we can be
so much more–

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Inspired by the lecture of Ven. Robina Courtin. Happy New Year to my dear readers & friends.

11 thoughts on “Acorns

  1. I made the comment “great oaks from little acorns grow” to someone recently, and can you believe they credited me with the quote? Great message, Nanda. Happy belated New Year! 🙂

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