Tuesday, March 6, 2012


the black cherry girltree
that lives at the front of this house
opens herself up each winter
as the frosts pull and heave
at her old skin

as the layers pull back
and reveal an even deeper richness
i wonder what her heart must be like


Linda Sue said...

Harsh exfoliant!
I think she has a cheery heart.

steven said...

oh linda sue this tree is my honey for sure . . . . steven

erin said...

impossible to ever know but this is no reason to give up trying to understand.

what would we be without trees?


Jo said...

The black cherry girltree is a truly beautiful matriarch.