grammar acceptability - from leaves to roots, I'm searching for the stem...

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grammar acceptability - from leaves to roots, I'm searching for the stem...

Post by chemistry » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:42 pm

Hello,
I'm writing a story in Russian, and would like to add a short rhymed formula in English. Here it is:

"From leaves to roots, I'm searching for the stem,
But I won't find it till it's what I am."

I know it's a bit enigmatic, but it's a medieval idea - you can only perceive something if it's making part of you (God, beauty, etc). I'm not sure of my use of articles (the stem or stem?), and time concordance in the 2nd line.
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Re: grammar acceptability - from leaves to roots, I'm searching for the stem...

Post by Alan » Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:13 am

Grammatically, there is no problem...

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