Category Archives: Trees

9/11/2017

A grey forlorn sky With lighter silvery edges A stillness NO I tell a lie A denseness in the hedges The Beech still clothed in gold and orange The cherry green and brown Its almost 3 in the afternoon And … Continue reading

The Cherry Tree a little story worth a read

Cherry how bedgraggled Leaves all crisp and dry Green and yellow That so called prune That kind of made you cry I told him to be gentle But butchers like him they Dont have many feelings Thats why you had … 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

American Forests

American forests Cathedrals of soul Verdent resplendant Each takes on its role To a timeless permanence The bloom of the now These long standing sentinels Showing us how With their myriad web forms Their communication Beneath the litter We find … Continue reading

Willow

Short lived infact in the philosophy Of existence one might say Undeniably its beautiful In a truly peaceful way An individuality loving the water so In essence its long sweeping branches Where cool waters flow The sort of constitution A … Continue reading

ALDER The tree of the now

Creation presents its realization Its sum and its substance Its perpetual relation History really the bedrock of soul The fundamentals that gave each their role The essential nature The enduring tree The forest the grove Where I to be In … 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

The ASh Tree

Fraxinus Excelsior Which sounds a grand intro Derived From the olive family And, can this tree grow Up to sixty feet Way up into the sky Its branches sweeping backwards And no viper will ever lie Close around or near … Continue reading

Rowan

The Rowan is a faerie tree An ancient sacred soul Its seems it originated From ambrosia the goal Of the goddess Hebe In Her magickal chalice She Lost a cup to the demons And charged her eagle To get it … Continue reading

Anon the tree of life

Getting together Slowly over time A gathering we Formed a grove of deciduous friends A forest for the free Expression of the lot of us A community let’s say Incorporating dwarf and tall In a truely natural way Each one … Continue reading

Hawthorn diviner of water

A thorny disposition An attitude of mind A phenomenal creation Where lovers might unwind A quintessential hedge of Such significance for all A provider of such wealth For feral souls when they Do call Thankful to its feathered friends For … 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

Phagos

A graceful BEECH In silence stands Frost decked branches No demands From wind today It all is still Its majesty is Now to thrill Stalwart in a ripe repose Taken for granted Though it chose To offer oxygen Everyday And … Continue reading

Willow

She dances at the water’s edge Willow her cascading arms Suddenly her magick speaks An elegance of worldly charms Her fashion sense seems all prevailing Her symmetry was never failing A real enchantress who doth share Her bonniness and graceful … Continue reading

Forestier

The church is my forest The forest my church Lay under a spell And there she will perch sanctioned to surrender A potion of dew A notion of sap as we wrap On into She is Never excessive Expressively so … Continue reading

BIrch

The first tree Of the OGHAM alpahabet From the sanscrit Word which means the bark that you can write on BHURGA sets our scenes It is Very much like paper Ruled by venus Culpepper said The first tree to come … Continue reading

The significance of intricacy

Ribs like spiders legs abound Feathered fan like forms astound Each limb seen from off the ground Such intricacy that I have found A symmetry of solace sends To the tips and to the ends Gossamer wings now sailing free … Continue reading

YEW

A sapling of the Bronze age Slowly reached the sky As it grew older it became hollow And you might ask why They might share their inner secrets With the sensitive who sees The wonder that is evident The great … Continue reading

My Tree 3

A deep dark sky An April eve A silhouette Doth still achieve A resplendent shadow A glimpse of night What was red this morning Has a blackened flight And slowly its fading into the night A scatter of leaves That … Continue reading

My tree 2

The sunlight on copper Drives emotions too high The scintillating freedom A glint from way up high The stillness of each moment The shading of the now The music of each movement Stand in awe and how This is my … Continue reading

When we disrespect our elders our future is bleak

Sky clad we dance in the forests of time Spreading our branches as onward we climb Upwards and outwards real sculptures we be Our stillness is clearly so creatively Drawing the energy out of the earth And all of the … Continue reading

The forest

Slash and burn A crime so heinous Out of an arrogant and Evil mind As ignorant as the day is long And the big eyed corporates are Still so blind To the biosphere And the ways of nature To the … Continue reading