Taming The Soul

In the forest of your soul,
the trees are formed from
the spirits of others encountered.

Some are sturdy, rugged trees;
perfect to find shade under
or to cut down and build
more permanent shelter with.

Others are thin ferns
and bushy shrubs which make
wonderful fire wood.

You must discern which is which
as you go about settling
into this forest, taming
the wilderness into a home.

Copyright 2012
A. J. Hayes
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