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More about Jeff Combe:
Originally from Idaho Falls, Idaho; currently live in Southern California. Studied composition with Dave Sargent and Murray Boren at BYU; jazz arranging and electronic music at Cal State Los Angeles.
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I wrote this after hiking in the mountains and seeing a little sapling, growing out of difficult, rocky soil on a steep mountainside.  The little tree moved me more deeply than I might have expected.

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Lyrics: Grow, lit­tle sapling, grow. <br/>Your leaves, push up, and your roots, be­low. <br/>The sky may fall, and the dust may blow, <br/>But grow, lit­ tle sap­ ling, grow. <br/>A wall at your back and a storm at your face, <br/>The big trees grant too lit­tle space. <br/>It's a lit­tle like the hu­man race, <br/>So grow. <br/> <br/>Drink, lit­tle sap­ling, drink. <br/>Your leaves are yel­low but your bark is pink. <br/>You bare­ly have plen­ty of room to think, <br/>So drink, lit­tle sap­ling, drink. <br/>There's no­ where from here you can go but up, <br/>So bend with the slope and don't give up. <br/>The sun­ light fills your wait­ ing cup, <br/>So drink. <br/> <br/>Grow, lit­tle sap­ling, grow. <br/>There're things that you guess, and things you know. <br/>The shadows give way to a warm­ing glow, <br/>So grow, lit­tle sap­ling, grow. <br/>Grow, lit­tle sap­ling, grow.
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