Category Archives: Trees our silent friends

Bristle comb pine

As old as the hills Does that give you the chills For 5000 years I have stood On these mountains a looking Down on your humanity Which truthfully wasn’t good Below me the desert snd now streets of neon Crime … Continue reading

a glimpse of the mangroves

Imagine awhile The great mass of rivers All carrying vast waste Down into the sea Passing the mangroves And leaving debris As Terribly smelly As it could ever be All this stagnation The stench is colossal Aerial rootlets mud driven … Continue reading

Amazonia

Slate grey silhouettes From the forest on high In the clouds where the mists Hang and we must ask why Liana’s,epiphytes draw from the air And the raindrops that fall for all now to share The forest floor with The … Continue reading

Cloud Forests

In the Andean cloud forests A warm hanging shroud Drifts from the clouds And feels kind of proud Sitting quietly on gnarled boughs And gleaming leaves That spreads at light level And quietly achieves All kinds of parrots Sing cluck … Continue reading

Baobab

They climb into the sky Inside out upside down With its roots on its head As some sort of a crown Imagine an African child who perceives What a tree looks like And firmly believes The tan and the shine … Continue reading

Rainforest Canada

Canada’s Bears and the rainforests stark Straight as a die Such a glistening bark Ask yourself A bear pretty close to the ground Looks up at the sky Shows us what he’s found How such great poles climb into the … Continue reading

Fear of the forest

Fear man fear Of the forest woodland It moves it clambers Its everywhere Ancient wildness Can you feel it The energy It wants to share Dangling strangling tangling Branches softwoods hardwoods Made aware Renewal its really now the lifes blood … Continue reading

WIllow wonderment

From a twig a simple twig I fell to earth And I could feel The life force It excited me That I could be A Willow Tree In essence absolutely Tangible was I The sap drawn from the River’s edge … Continue reading

Will in the face of many obstacles

A singular mind Ungrudgingly so Who on his own initiative Thought he could grow A forest Where there was no forest For he Knew the power and the need Of the growing tree Majuli the biggest river island The world … Continue reading

The glistening

Where boney bodies lost to time Reached down into the sod to lime A keen attraction to the cream Sylvatics or fagus dream Carolled by nightingales is she Wood pigeons too will sit on thee Can it be the great … Continue reading