A tree has many branches, A journey has many paths, A perspective has many angles, A situation has many aspects A tree has many branches That reach out in all directions It balances it all with strong roots All have many, which are overlooked A journey has many paths That navigate to and from to reach all directions It offers a road that visits past and present All have many, which are overlooked A perspective has many angles That threads with collected experience to make a whole It starts a realization with a seed of curiosity All have many, which are overlooked A situation has many aspects An onion layered to uncover true meaning It offers new perspective on a journey encompassing entirety All have many, which are overlooked I find that when faced with an eruption, people tend to scramble for answers and miss out on what's being presented. This made me think of the first lines to my stanzas. By limiting our thoughts with immediate answers, we miss out on what's right in front of us. Everything happens for a reason and taking time to uncover that reason is one of the greatest gifts life constantly offers. There's always an opportunity to grow!