Trees are poems. That’s what Gibran said, and I’d have to agree. I’m always fascinated by the pictures that they paint and the feelings they inspire. Trees seem to provide frames for us to view the sky.
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.
― Khalil Gibran, Sand and Foam
As I walk around the area where I stay I’m always fascinated with the trees. They stay the same and yet they have such a variety of ‘moods’.
Today I’m sharing with you a few of my ‘tree frames’
Then this little wonder that seems to be holding it’s own again the massive sky and the huge tower in the background!
As much as I like poems, I think I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree!
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.
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