The Desert and the Tree

The desert is the sun
The desert is a tree
The tree is dry
The sun is my light
not the light in the dark night.
The light of hope
This wonderful tree
Hopefully ends my bad dream.

Melanie Zavala is an 11-year-old from Antioch, California. She is in the sixth grade and is interested in book series such as Harry Potter, Dork Diaries, and Max Crumbly. She hopes she will read all the Harry Potter books. Melanie's favorite hobby is swimming and is an advanced intermediate. Melanie will publish more poems in the upcoming year.

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