Category Archives: Trees our silent friends

Poor old tree

the trunk was hacked off by the crazy builders and i asked for it i just lthought That I would stand it in the sunshine in my garden to watch and to see the life force which is why   … Continue reading

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The Tree

Look at that splendid oak tree ripened with the many years its stood there advertising its massive strength  and its willingness to purposely provide an induspensible refuge for so many souls to hide moth caterpillars the maidens blush loves the … Continue reading

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The old cherry tree

it had stood thirty years in my garden about twenty feet high in the shade of a Copper Beech real strong and mighty two splendid souls on parade   five years or so  ago someone not an arbourist sadly came … Continue reading

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Rollrights

At the Rollrights Always listen to the coming of the dawn to the muses  heard at twilight far away towards the corn listen to the grove of trees that silently proclaim stand beside the glorious Elder of Long Compton fame … Continue reading

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Muyicha Mufabule a man able to prioritise with logic and with care in a war torn country where disunion did share a large part of  the turmoil the intricacies of life labyrinths of complexity and a frenzy of real strife … Continue reading

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Drifting

Someones silent  friend was torn and blown with gusto to the river  and then a stormy sea a journey had begun green still living, leaves and all submerged essentially once tall   now a piece broken away projecting far,  yes … Continue reading

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Silky from the vast plain

the forest and its vastness every kind of tree creating from the blue skies a resplendent canopy Below an engaging wilderness a cacophony of sound great multitudes are moving All  over the ground existence is remarkable the physical attain A … Continue reading

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Rubus 2

As a child I remember with mum and dad I liked going blackberrying under the sky its eminence reaches the hedgerows and climbs forms beautiful arches creating the rhymes The wildest of brambles Does its  own thing as wild as … Continue reading

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Wood chip madness

unconscientiousness and falsehoods insincerity the villainous and good for nothing true venality a century of  flourishing of  uprightness to the cause replaced by the  chicanery that tragically won’t pause   vast forests of  greenery air providing wealth a constancy of … Continue reading

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Dehesa (a vast landscape of unbelievable design)

A vast array of miracles a montado  so to say agro sylvo pastures an infinite display Southern and Central Spain and Southern Portugal a heavenly crafted Natural World we see Wildness at the forefront green and glowing packed with birds … Continue reading

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Holly (wood)

A tinne a bar of iron Forged deep in a fire Using holly the charcoal A chieftan would he tire God of thunder A warrior whose spirit Males intent No nobler tree In all the wood Evergreen was meant Flowers … Continue reading

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My Hazel Staff

Poetry and intuition Thats my Hazel staff An affinity with water From ancient woodland Half as olde As One Methusela Mercury its deity Its gender being masculine Ruled by the sun Where heat is free Good for wands And divining … Continue reading

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The Copper Beech healing

There is light in the branches A magic I see Reparation salvation The Copper Beech tree The salt of the earth Of virtue and grace A spangled aura owning its place On Bridgewater Road Its stands supreme So much anticipation … Continue reading

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Rowldritch acorn

What more fitting a gift Than an acorn for they Are a symbol of strength and power That The Oak Casts away That wild souls consume Like the Squirrel and Pig The Bear and the Deer Both liking to dig … Continue reading

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HOLLY

from tinder comes the Tinne the fire the pyre  the smithy who creates within his forge the heat its really what they do Holly comes from holy holier than thou it sprung from under  Christ’s feet  really that was how … Continue reading

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The Birch

Birch the silver shadowy soulful Sentinel survivor A scout that surfaces sooner Than most trees let me say It can face up to wintry wildness Being wholly versatile It grows all over the temperate zone And has done so for … Continue reading

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The Celtic ALDER experience

18th March Celtic Tree Month ELDER Begins Although the look completely different The birch and Alder they Are based around their flowering structures The BETULACEAE Female and male flowers in the same Tree 1 cm long 6 cm male Shedding … Continue reading

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ROWAN this 21st day of January (Celtic tree month)

The twenty first of January Saw the start of ROWAN’s reign Sorbus Acuparia the Mountain ash refrain As Winter retreats rapidly And the light begins to swell the sky Snowdrops push and prod and poke The goddess Brigid, shy Smith … Continue reading

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A caring philosophy ”TREELIFE”

The simplicity of Learning That caring is a way Of exploring and understanding And trying to convey How the being or an entity A creation on the whole Extant and surviving A truly awesome soul Phenomenally physical Full of substance … Continue reading

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Copper and Cherry

Living close to Nature Helps one balance My Cherry and my Copper Beech Create Conviction and a true belief Implicit in my soul And coupled with a Summer breeze They certainly extol A wonderful enlightenment To tired eyes who can … Continue reading

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Master mistress schooling

Master Mistress schooling Pooling ruling fooling who The trees in leaf The sky above so grey And it is time For a giant BEECH Someone did teach It’s roots were shallow laid The weight of this A maidens kiss The … Continue reading

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No greater love story

Betulaceau a family tree A lover for life Extraordinary Admiration for one so bold A prodigy on it I am sold Enigmatic a surprising tree Who loves the fen lands And there they be Feet in the water Peat saturated … Continue reading

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Cherry (immortality and Divination)

Marescence is a peculiar trait For the cherry Its holds its leaves It will not let them go Not until the new flush Of the next Spring comes to bear Purposeful and affirming It does share Its burnished pewter bark … Continue reading

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The Oak

All of them are silent friends In unchallenged supremacy Stands the oak Its massive strength Its grandeur The tree of life for me An Oak A lover of the eternal light A great force to be reckoned with Behold the … Continue reading

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Hawthorns under the poets eyes

Hedgerows up and down the country Flourish in a twinkling they Undoubtedly offer indigenous growth Every single day Country roads have an abundance Of wild plants many who Live around the Hawthorn and share the hedge lined stew They can … Continue reading

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The Ash Tree Celtic tree of now 18/2-17/3

The Ash grabs all the light It can Its pinnate leaves Provide a plan A dampish base A lime rich soil Whether Oak or Ash It seems to boil Down to Ash when the liming Grows Where Dogwood and Privet … Continue reading

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Magickal whittling

A length of willow Tearfully sprung Witches brooms Were once among The uses for a branch To be Held and whittled Lovingly An aromatic inspiration Feminine and lissom too The outer green and inner bark stripped Where once great beads … Continue reading

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The Elder and the Birch

The Elder ends its reign On the twenty second day Of December Then on the 24th The Birch kicks in Her way Set for her through The Wintry months The dark months Where her light Opens up a path for … Continue reading

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It blew me away

It clear blew me away To the islands of fae Where the white maidens Dance Its one great Celtic chance To see with my eyes The ultimate prize In the forest of Thorn Where green mosses adorn The silvery papery … Continue reading

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Birch

I call the birch the poppy tree Disturb ground and it arrives its like a new beginning And from such thoughts survives As The phantom of the forest Its soulful silvery gaze Under a moon of yellow Its countenance does … Continue reading

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