Treeshed story

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Treeshed story

  1. 1. Living and non-living
  2. 2. The tree said to the garden shed,
  3. 3. The tree said to the garden shed,“It is such a lovely day!
  4. 4. The tree said to the garden shed,“It is such a lovely day!It feels so good to be alive,
  5. 5. The tree said to the garden shed, “It is such a lovely day! It feels so good to be alive,That I could run and jump and play.”
  6. 6. “Well, you cannot,” said the shed to the tree.
  7. 7. “Well, you cannot,” said the shed to the tree.“You are stuck to the spot like me.
  8. 8. “Well, you cannot,” said the shed to the tree.“You are stuck to the spot like me.We are not living, we have been made,
  9. 9. “Well, you cannot,” said the shed to the tree.“You are stuck to the spot like me.We are not living, we have been made,Not like that cat, or that bird, or that bee.”
  10. 10. “Speak for yourself,” said the tree in reply.
  11. 11. “Speak for yourself,” said the tree in reply.“I grew from a little seed.
  12. 12. “Speak for yourself,” said the tree in reply.“I grew from a little seed.I use sunlight and air to make food in my leaves,
  13. 13. “Speak for yourself,” said the tree in reply.“I grew from a little seed.I use sunlight and air to make food in my leaves,And I drink water and breathe and feed.”
  14. 14. “All plants are alive,” said the tree.
  15. 15. “All plants are alive,” said the tree.“From us trees to the tiniest weeds.
  16. 16. “All plants are alive,” said the tree.“From us trees to the tiniest weeds.And every year we make more of ourselves,
  17. 17. “All plants are alive,” said the tree.“From us trees to the tiniest weeds.And every year we make more of ourselves,By growing young trees from our seeds.”
  18. 18. “To make new sheds,” said the shed.
  19. 19. “To make new sheds,” said the shed. “I would not like to do.
  20. 20. “To make new sheds,” said the shed. “I would not like to do.There would not be enough tools to keep in us all.
  21. 21. “To make new sheds,” said the shed. “I would not like to do.There would not be enough tools to keep in us all.Then I would have no purpose, like you.”
  22. 22. “My purpose is to be a part of everything,
  23. 23. “My purpose is to be a part of everything,And help make it all work,” said the tree.
  24. 24. “My purpose is to be a part of everything,And help make it all work,” said the tree.I help keep the air and the soil as they should be,
  25. 25. “My purpose is to be a part of everything,And help make it all work,” said the tree.I help keep the air and the soil as they should be,I am part of the Earth and the Sun and the sea.

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