How very small
How very small is the little plant that springs up
from the acorn and how slowly it grows. And yet by
growing a little each day, and year by year, it
finally becomes a mighty oak and the birds sing
in its branches and many cattle repose in its shade.
Note: this is a prose text. The line-breaks are arbitrary.
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