An Open Letter to the Forest

To the forest, every twist and turn, every tall, tiny and torn tree: Thank you.

Thank you for being the guidance when I need a path.

Thank you for kissing me a million tiny raindrop kisses and hugging me with the arms of sun rays through the peeks of your branches.

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You are never too far, you are always there to comfort when I need a quiet corner to cry or when I need a long path to rejoice. There is no judgement if I fail to make time to see you; but do know, I miss you when it’s been too long.

You are always there to welcome me back. Always.

You are the place I feel most at ease, where I can breathe and be without judgment or ridicule. My dream home is hidden in your depths, yet you are already home to me.

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You are the backbone to life, to my life, to this world.

And for all of that, my dear friend, I’d like to say thanks.

Nemophilist – One who is fond of the trees and the forest.

 

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