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Creative Writing

Poem: The Climbing Tree

Branches of brawn  Leaves of lust Soft skin on softer moss   Growing limbs  Reaching higher  A playground for the mind   Then green turns gray And to the cradle they return Once saplings, only ash
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October 30, 2021

Branches of brawn 

Leaves of lust

Soft skin on softer moss

 

Growing limbs 

Reaching higher 

A playground for the mind

 

Then green turns gray

And to the cradle they return

Once saplings, only ash

Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

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