Posts tagged “trees

Cloudscapes

Sometimes the rising sun (arriving later and later every day)

Sets the trees aflame;

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As for the clouds,

They give double joy:

Once in the sky and once in water reflected.

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Frosted trees

As winter is disappearing,

I want to savour the most beautiful parts:

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The delicacy of silvered trees,

Covered in hoar frost and

Slung against the canvas of a blue, blue sky;

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And little, red cottages

Snug in snowy pillows.

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Snowy serenity

I love the way snow

Softens the contours of nature:

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Making cottages

Into works of art

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And turning leaves

Into elegant pictures.

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The abstract of snow

Snow is so beautiful —

It really brings out the colour of patient dogs.

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It falls in swirls

Of fairy lights,

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Turning the woods

Into a mysterious place.

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Suddenly, tall, snow-topped trees

Make us realize how small we are in the universe,

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And humble wood

Is turned into abstract art.

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Summer reflections

Standing on the edge of the lake,

The water as calm as a mirror,

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I spot swans

On the other side

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And a bridge floating

Among luscious green reflections.

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Enjoying my greens

Early summer is

A symphony of green and wildlife:

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The green is

Sometimes luminous and startling,

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Sometimes like dewy

Emerald fireworks,

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And sometimes abstract paintings

In the rain.

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Branching out

Blue skies after days of no sun

And the sight of an 850-year-old tree

Tickling the sky brings joy.

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I love the way the branches of winter-bare trees

Seem frozen in the middle of a dance.

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Nature uses trees and brilliant blue

To create art.

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The language of trees

Trees are like Nature’s poems

To the sky:

They take on the tint

Of a lilac dawn;

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Even in the middle of winter

They surprise with sudden green

In the snow.

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And deep in the woods,

I was lucky enough

To breathe in the beauty

Of abstract tree trunks

Looking like a beautiful picture.

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Towards that golden horizon

As autumn drew to a close,

Leaves fell and a heron flew across the sky.

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Ducks skimmed the water

Looking like scattering leaves

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Before flying away

To a golden horizon.

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Light, returning

The aria of light returning

Is beautiful music indeed.

Light returning

The windows of my soul I throw
Wide open to the sun.
~John Greenleaf Whittier

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