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Poet deVine
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0 posted 02-04-2000 09:16 AM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

WhtDove sent this to me and it was a big hit at work so I thought I'd post it here...kind of interesting!

What tree did you fall from? Find your birthday, find your tree and then scroll down... This is somewhat accurate, also in line with Celtic astrology.

Dec 23 to Dec 31 - Apple Tree
Jan 01 to Jan 11 - Fir Tree
Jan 12 to Jan 24 - Elm Tree
Jan 25 to Feb 03 - Cypress Tree
Feb 04 to Feb 08 - Poplar Tree
Feb 09 to Feb 18 - Cedar Tree
Feb 19 to Feb 28 - Pine Tree
Mar 01 to Mar 10 - Weeping Willow Tree
Mar 11 to Mar 20 - Lime Tree
Mar 21 - Oak Tree
Mar 22 to Mar 31 - Hazelnut Tree
Apr 01 to Apr 10 - Rowan Tree
Apr 11 to Apr 20 - Maple Tree
Apr 21 to Apr 30 - Walnut Tree
May 01 to May 14 - Poplar Tree
May 15 to May 24 - Chestnut Tree
May 25 to Jun 03 - Ash Tree
Jun 04 to Jun 13 - Hornbeam Tree
Jun 14 to Jun 23 - Fig Tree
Jun 24 - Birch Tree
Jun 25 to Jul 04 - Apple Tree
Jul 05 to Jul 14 - Fir Tree
Jul 15 to Jul 25 - Elm Tree
Jul 26 to Aug 04 - Cypress Tree
Aug 05 to Aug 13 - Poplar Tree
Aug 14 to Aug 23 - Cedar Tree
Aug 24 to Sep 02 - Pine Tree
Sep 03 to Sep 12 - Weeping Willow Tree
Sep 13 to Sep 22 - Lime Tree
Sep 23 - Olive Tree
Sep 24 to Oct 03 - Hazelnut Tree
Oct 04 to Oct 13 - Rowan Tree
Oct 14 to Oct 23 - Maple Tree
Oct 24 to Nov 11 - Walnut Tree
Nov 12 to Nov 21 - Chestnut Tree
Nov 22 to Dec 01 - Ash Tree
Dec 02 to Dec 11 - Hornbeam Tree
Dec 12 to Dec 21 - Fig Tree
Dec 22 - Beech Tree

APPLE TREE (the Love) - of slight build, lots of charm, appeal, and attraction, pleasant aura, flirtatious, adventurous, sensitive, always in love, wants to love and be loved, faithful and tender partner, very generous, scientific talents, lives for today, a carefree philosopher with imagination.

ASH TREE (the Ambition) - uncommonly attractive, vivacious, impulsive, demanding, does not care for criticism, ambitious, intelligent, talented, likes to play with fate, can be egotistic, very reliable and trustworthy, faithful and prudent lover, sometimes brains rule over the heart, but takes partnership very seriously.

BEECH TREE (the Creative) - has good taste, concerned about its looks, materialistic, good organization of life and career, economical, good leader, takes no unnecessary risks, reasonable, splendid lifetime companion, keen on keeping fit (diets, sports, etc.)

BIRCH TREE (the inspiration) - vivacious, attractive, elegant, friendly, unpretentious, modest, does not like anything in excess, abhors the vulgar, loves life in nature and in calm, not very passionate, full of imagination, little ambition, creates a calm and content atmosphere.

CEDAR TREE (the Confidence) - of rare beauty, knows how to adapt, likes luxury, of good health, not in the least shy, tends to look down on others, self-confident, determined, impatient, likes to impress others, many talents, industrious, healthy optimism, waiting for the one true love, able to make quick decisions.

CHESTNUT TREE (the Honesty) - of unusual beauty, does not want to impress, well-developed sense of justice, vivacious, interested, a born diplomat, but irritates easily and sensitive in company, often due to a lack of self confidence, acts sometimes superior, feels not understood loves only once, has difficulties in finding a partner.

CYPRESS TREE (the Faithfulness) - strong, muscular, adaptable, takes what life has to give, content, optimistic, craves money and acknowledgment, hates loneliness, passionate lover which cannot be satisfied, faithful, quick-tempered, unruly, pedantic, and careless.

ELM TREE (the Noble-mindedness) - pleasant shape,tasteful clothes, modest demands, tends not to forgive mistakes, cheerful, likes to lead but not to obey, honest and faithful partner, likes making decisions for others,noble-minded, generous, good sense of humor, practical.

FIG TREE (the Sensibility) - very strong, a bit self-willed, independent, does not allow contradiction or arguments, loves life, its family, children and animals, a bit of a social butterfly, good sense of humor, likes idleness and laziness, of practical talent and intelligence.

FIR TREE (the Mysterious) - extraordinary taste, dignity, sophisticated, loves anything beautiful, moody, stubborn, tends to egoism but cares for those close to them, rather modest, very ambitious, talented, industrious, uncontented lover, many friends, many foes, very reliable.

HAZELNUT TREE (the Extraordinary) - charming,
undemanding, very understanding, knows how to make an impression, active fighter for social cause, popular, moody, and capricious lover, honest, and tolerant partner, precise sense of judgment.

HORNBEAM TREE (the Good Taste) - of cool beauty, cares for its looks and condition, good taste, is not egoistic, makes life as comfortable as possible, leads a reasonable and disciplined life, looks for kindness and acknowledgement in an emotional partner, dreams of unusual lovers, is seldom happy with its feelings, mistrusts most people, is never sure of its decisions, very conscientious.

LIME TREE (the Doubt) - accepts what life dishes out in a composed way, hates fighting, stress, and labor, dislikes laziness and idleness, soft and relenting, makes sacrifices for friends, many talents but not tenacious enough to make them blossom, often wailing and complaining, very jealous
but loyal.

MAPLE TREE (Independence of Mind) - no ordinary person, full of imagination and originality, shy and reserved, ambitious, proud, self-confident, hungers for new experiences, sometimes nervous, has many complexities, good memory, learns easily, complicated love life, wants to impress.

OAK TREE (the Brave) - robust nature, courageous, strong, unrelenting, independent, sensible, does not like change, keeps its feet on the ground, person of action.

OLIVE TREE (the Wisdom) - loves sun, warmth and kind feelings, reasonable, balanced, avoids aggression and violence, tolerant, cheerful, calm, well-developed sense of justice, sensitive, empathetic, free of jealousy, loves to read and the company of sophisticated people.

PINE TREE (the Particular) - loves agreeable company, very robust, knows how to make life comfortable, very active, natural, good companion, but seldom friendly, falls easily in love but its passion burns out quickly, gives up easily, everything disappointments until it finds its ideal, trustworthy, practical.

POPLAR TREE (the Uncertainty) - looks very decorative, not very self-confident, only courageous if necessary, needs goodwill and pleasant surroundings, very choosy, often lonely, great animosity, artistic nature, good organizer, tends to lean toward philosophy, reliable in any situation, takes partnership seriously.

ROWAN TREE (the Sensitivity) - full of charm, cheerful, gifted without egoism, likes to draw attention, loves life, motion, unrest, and even complications, is both dependent and independent, good taste, artistic, passionate, emotional, good company, does not forgive.

WALNUT TREE (the Passion) - unrelenting, strange and full of contrasts, often egotistic, aggressive, noble, broad horizon, unexpected reactions, spontaneous, unlimited ambition, no flexibility, difficult and uncommon partner, not always liked but often admired, ingenious strategist, very jealous and passionate, no compromise.

WEEPING WILLOW (the Melancholy) - beautiful but full of melancholy, attractive, very empathetic, loves anything beautiful and tasteful, loves to travel, dreamer, restless, capricious, honest, can be influenced but is not easy to live with, demanding, good intuition, suffers in love but finds sometimes an anchoring partner.

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Local Rebel
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Southern Abstentia

1 posted 02-04-2000 10:20 AM       View Profile for Local Rebel   Email Local Rebel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Local Rebel

... thanks Goddess!!!    

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Listening to every heart

2 posted 02-04-2000 10:22 AM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

I'm a Fig, husband is an Apple, and neither fits us totally - only 1/2 right.  Go fig-ure!  Perhaps we have been wrongfully grafted to another tree?  LOL!

Look, then, into thine heart, and write ~~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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3 posted 02-04-2000 11:01 AM       View Profile for jbouder   Email jbouder   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for jbouder

LOL.  The Ash Tree (November 26) has pegged me here.  Geeze that's spooky!  


"If I rest, I rust." - Martin Luther

Dusk Treader
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4 posted 02-04-2000 04:36 PM       View Profile for Dusk Treader   Email Dusk Treader   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dusk Treader

That cedar tree just is not me... Gotta love that smell though, LOL, a couple things are right, but most is way way off, LOL.  The Olive and Lime tree's make better fits...

Pretty cool!  Thanks for showing this  

 In flames I shall not be consumed, but reborn. -- Abrahm Simons

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In the space between moments

5 posted 02-04-2000 10:25 PM       View Profile for Alwye   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Alwye

This says I'm an Ash tree too..and it doesn't describe me too well at all.  Oh well, its kinda cool though!  

 *Krista Knutson*

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
~*Antonio Porchia*~
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Purgatorial Incarceration

6 posted 02-04-2000 11:56 PM       View Profile for Christopher   Email Christopher   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Christopher

I'm the Elm, and it fits me to a "T!"

ELM TREE (the Noble-mindedness) - pleasant shape, (hehe) tasteful clothes,(shrug)  modest demands,(usually...)  tends not to forgive mistakes,(ahem...)  cheerful,(so they say!)  likes to lead but not to obey,(OH YES!)  honest and faithful partner,(it's easy when you're single!)  likes making decisions for others,(Yep, Yep, Yep!) noble-minded,(but of course!)  generous,(with what???)  good sense of humor,(how droll, ~*yawn*~)  practical.(yes, practically insane!!!)

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7 posted 02-05-2000 09:27 AM       View Profile for Pepper   Email Pepper   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Pepper

I'm the poplar...and it doesn't fit me either...but it sure was fun...
Member Rara Avis
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8 posted 02-06-2000 06:00 AM       View Profile for Temptress   Email Temptress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Temptress

I am a Weeping Willow, and most of it fit well. Well..okay..maybe ALL of it.  
My husband is an Ash. Most of it fits him also.   This was fun and interesting. I should check out this place more often. Laters!
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9 posted 02-06-2000 11:57 AM       View Profile for Nicole   Email Nicole   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Nicole

eeek! I'm a Pine, Feb. 24th, and yes    some of it fits.  (ok, most)  

 May I never be too busy to help another's load,
Then I'll be drinking from the saucer 'cause my cup has overflowed.

--Author Unknown
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10 posted 02-07-2000 12:28 AM       View Profile for Sally S.   Email Sally S.   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sally S.

Weeping willow......nuff said. LOL
White Wolf
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Somewhere in the vast wastelan

11 posted 02-09-2000 05:11 AM       View Profile for White Wolf   Email White Wolf   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for White Wolf

I think I am going to copy what christopher did.  I am a Maple Tree and it fits like a glove.

MAPLE TREE (Independence of Mind)(very) - no ordinary person(very different), full of imagination and originality(definitely imagination), shy and reserved(fits) , ambitious(who me?), proud(no way), self-confident(well ok), hungers for new experiences(hehe), sometimes nervous(only sometimes, tapping my fingers), has many complexities(many isn't big enough), good memory(so so), learns easily(try to), complicated love life(definitly), wants to impress(maybe just abit).

I think I am just in alittle bit of denial. What do you think?

 If dying is the process of living life to its end.
Then what is living?

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just about where I want to be

12 posted 02-10-2000 01:52 PM       View Profile for sweetcollege_girl   Email sweetcollege_girl   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for sweetcollege_girl

I'm a weeper..oops   I mean weeping willow (september 6th) All of it fit me too!    

Sis is a Cypress (January 28th) Fits her to a "T" or maybe a "C"?  

stay cool  


 "For every beauty, there is an eye somewhere to see it.
For every truth, there is an ear somewhere to hear it
For every love, there is a heart somewhere to receive it".--Ivan Panin

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13 posted 02-14-2000 12:25 PM       View Profile for Corazon   Email Corazon   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corazon

a hornbeam....and although I never heard of it, it pretty much fits me....cept for not trusting others....I am much too trusting for my own good, lol...oh well...can't have it all
Tara Simms
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14 posted 02-15-2000 09:49 PM       View Profile for Tara Simms   Email Tara Simms   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Tara Simms's Home Page   View IP for Tara Simms

I'm a Maple and it fits! I often come across as brash and sassy, but I really am quite shy once you get to know me!
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15 posted 02-15-2000 10:46 PM       View Profile for Mistikman   Email Mistikman   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mistikman

MAPLE TREE (Independence of Mind) - no ordinary person(I am downright odd), full of imagination and originality(I daydream more often than not), shy and reserved(Yea, a bit too shy), ambitious(When I want something, I get it), proud(Heh, yup), self-confident(About certain things, like math and computers), hungers for new experiences(Oh, always but life is soooooo boring..), sometimes nervous(Like when I am talking to girl that I am attracted to), has many complexities(Yea, its safe to say I have a complex), good memory(what was the question?), learns easily(Yea, and it made me LAZY), complicated love life(Ugh, far far far far far far far far far too complex), wants to impress(Yea, I never shut up in class, and I always have an answer).

Well, looked like this thing has me pegged, how creepy. It was completely off on the girl I like though  
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16 posted 02-20-2000 02:07 PM       View Profile for Skyfyre   Email Skyfyre   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Skyfyre

I am the weeping willow ...

This may sound rather frightening, but that describes me to a tee!  (Cept for the beautiful part LOL)


 Full fathom five thy father lies,
Of his bones are coral made,
Those are pearls that were his eyes;
Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange...

--William Shakespeare, from The Tempest

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17 posted 02-21-2000 04:49 PM       View Profile for Severn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Severn

I am a Pine (feb 25) - which in itself is fitting as I LOVE Pine trees.

I am indeed idealistic, trustworthy and active and I adore agreeable company...

BUT - lets see - seldom friendly? NOPE - I am ever friendly. Practical? Only sometimes!! And I NEVER give up.

Hehe - so, half right I suppose.

 'Writing sharpens life;
life enriches writing'
Sylvia Plath
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