A Part of You

I am a part of you,
a ripple in your ocean,
a seed in your forest.


I affect you in a small way,
not enough to be noticed
but my influence branches out.


A ripple can echo through
the whole sea like an earthquake.


A seed transported to another forest
can give life to new trees.


So you might not acknowledge me now,
but in time you won't
be able to ignore me.

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That final stanza packs a

That final stanza packs a powerful conclusion, and you held it back to be deployed at just the right moment in the poem.