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Emulate the Trees 🌴(poem)

Look! The trees
are buddhas
of every width and height
doing their intricate mudras
in the summer-swift winds,
grounded, but at the same time,
graze sky.

Look! The trees
are Gaia’s
limbs reaching out to us—
to the infinite divine,
enriching our breath,
naturalizing the mind.

Don’t you see? The trees
are teachers:
We can learn
from their expansive roots,
imitate their rhythmic sway.
Their patience, the key.

© 2015 – Eva PoeteX

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Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a Mystic Poetess, Eclectic Artist, and Wellness Advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and TheSeeds4Life. She has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians and artists across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and the Co-Founder of Health Mastery Movement. Additionally, she is the author of several poetry books, including Esoterra and Sacred Shapes. Furthermore, she holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University and a Diploma in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy. When she's not creating, she enjoys reading her weight in philosophical books, going on epic bike rides, playing racing games, and meditating to ambient music. To find out more, visit Evy Zen’s official website:

5 thoughts on “Emulate the Trees 🌴(poem)

  1. When I’m feeling overwhelmed and keep ruminating over thoughts and worries, it helps to be in nature and look up at the trees. They’re grand and beautiful, and their sole purpose in life is just to exist. They don’t fret about the future or the past. I read somewhere that we should learn to be still like the trees. Nature really does have so much to teach us 🙂

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