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When a tree falls, by Britta Benson

This poem was inspired by a prompt on ‘The Procrastinators’ blog (, a Chinese proverb: ‘When a tree falls, the shadow flies’. Somehow this saying instantly resonated with me. Here’s my response. When a tree falls When a tree falls, the shadow flies. Shadows don’t like being disturbed. Especially not like that. All the noise,Continue reading “When a tree falls, by Britta Benson”