MYSTICAL POEMS: “Tree” by Aurobindo

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“Tree”

A tree beside the sandy
River-beach
Holds up its topmost boughs
Like fingers towards the skies
They cannot reach,
Earth-bound, heaven-amorous.

This is the soul of man.
Body and brain
Hungry for earth
our heavenly flight detain.

by Aurobindo

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    1. I do too! Over the years my love & appreciation for them has deeply grown ❤

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