The coconut tree


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Pic Courtesy : Beabeeinc.com

I grow straight up as years go by
from where I can see you below
while trying to eke out a living
going nuts with pressures in life.

The bark, the fronds, the husk
the nut flesh, the water and oil
do know I got everything to offer
as food or fuel to run your life.

Taste the milk from the nuts
enjoy the pure coconut water
you can eat the sweet ripe flesh
all you need to help preserve yours.

While stranded on a beach
waiting for help to arrive soon
pray to get an instance of me nearby
have the sense to break open the fruit.

To feed your thoughts and good self
do plant my seedlings and see me grow
you won’t be disappointed ever in life
for the Lord did make our lifespans equal.

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22 thoughts on “The coconut tree

  1. Coming from the land of coconuts, the importance of the coconut tree and all that it has to offer is one we must never take for granted. Now it is the world that is going nuts over the benefits of its oily extract.

  2. Absolutely right. Each and every part is useful; how I wish I am also useful to every one in the society through all important parts of my body serving with noble thoughts, sweet words and useful deeds . Thanks and congrats Sunith.

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