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The Presence of Trees – By Michael S. Glaser

The Presence of Trees Nature Photography Nigel Borrington

The Presence of Trees
Nature Photography
Nigel Borrington

The Presence of Trees

by Michael S. Glaser

I have always felt the living presence
of trees

the forest that calls to me as deeply
as I breathe,

as though the woods were marrow of my bone
as though

I myself were a tree, a breathing, reaching
arc of the larger canopy

beside a brook bubbling to foam
like the one

deep in these woods,
that calls

that whispers home

4 responses

  1. I do love that perspective of the image. I do that alot when I take pics of trees, its a lovely, dizzying view πŸ™‚

    Beautiful Poem, thank You for Sharing it!

    April 14, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    • Hi Morgan πŸ™‚

      Thank you , always a pleasure to share poems like these πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      April 14, 2016 at 3:35 pm

  2. How wonderful Just as I feel

    April 14, 2016 at 7:29 pm

  3. sueashby7

    This poem really draws me in. You have great talent for creating imagery and emotion and I have a great appreciation for that. Thank you so much for writing and sharing this one.

    April 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm

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