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Finding the Faucet

My heart is a basin of hope

But I struggle
Like a frantic bird
To turn on
The faucet

I am a maple tree
Filled with syrup
That could delight the tongue
Of another

But I’m afraid to cut my skin
And insert the tap

So you can drink

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been happier, if you had stuck to one idea, either the struggling bird or the maple tree, unless you find a way to compare them better. Both of the ideas and similes have merit. ~ Geezer.
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thanks for the feedback, geezer

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