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So big so small,
So old, so new
So short, so tall.
Dry, or covered in dew.

Used everywhere,
Destroyed but saved.
Happiness or despair,
When I am razed.

Trust me, I know
Really, I'm near.
Every arrow and bow
Earned its shape, dear.

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  • $\begingroup$ Apparently today is not my day... That was fast. $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 18:47
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    $\begingroup$ It was good, though! $\endgroup$ – leoll2 May 5 '15 at 18:48
  • $\begingroup$ Such contrast, so riddle, wow! $\endgroup$ – VictorHenry May 5 '15 at 20:09
  • $\begingroup$ So, downvoters, any reason why aside from it was easy? $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 20:31
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It could be

a tree or a forest of trees

I would add explanations, but it's all self-explanatory.

also, the first letters of the last stanza spell TREE

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  • $\begingroup$ Drat. Well, you and leoll2 were so close, I'll give the answe to the first one to find the hidden clue. $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 18:43
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    $\begingroup$ i think i already found it and added it to my answer $\endgroup$ – JLee May 5 '15 at 18:44
  • $\begingroup$ That was fast.... $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 18:46
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I think it's a

Tree

So big so small, So old, so new So short, so tall. Dry, or covered in dew.

Those adjectives perfectly fit for a tree.

Used everywhere, Destroyed but saved. Happiness or despair, When I am razed.

Wood has many applications. Forests are destroyed by many, protected by others. Cutting a tree is bad for the planet, but good for paper industry.

Trust me, I know Really, I'm near. Every arrow and bow Earned its shape, dear.

Arrows and bows are made of wood.

Easter Egg:

In the last stanza, the initials of each line form the word "Tree".

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  • $\begingroup$ Drat. Well, you and JLee were so close, I'll give the answe to the first one to find the hidden clue. $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 18:43
  • $\begingroup$ @AggieKid The last stanza initials form the word Tree $\endgroup$ – leoll2 May 5 '15 at 18:44
  • $\begingroup$ That was fast.... $\endgroup$ – Aggie Kidd May 5 '15 at 18:46
  • $\begingroup$ @AggieKidd lol, split pot! $\endgroup$ – leoll2 May 5 '15 at 18:46

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