Essays

Essay — Asking first

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Which came first

the acorn or the tree

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No tree without acorn

No acorn without tree

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Does small come before big?

Container, then contained?

The seed before the sprig?

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Which came first

the acorn or the tree

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The answer is simple,

whichever one; you see

The answer’s not the goal

The asking is the key

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Are you asking the right questions?

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.

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