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Love For A Thousand Years...Friday Fictioneers.

Being detained for importing acorns into Australia, Ciara had simply snaffled a few back from the family churchyard in Cloyne. She didn’t know how old that gnarled and crooked oak tree was, but had no doubt that her grandmother’s great grandmother would’ve climbed it as a little girl. 267 more words


Spotted Owl

This morning, when there was not yet bright light in the sky, I was walking across the University of La Verne Campus. I saw a bird crouched behind the leopard statue beneath one of our giant oak trees in Sneaky Park. 182 more words

Bird Photographs

Trees in the Peak District

There is something solid about a tree. Something that is timeless. Trees do not work by our clocks and it is for this reason that they hold a special place in my view of the natural world. 216 more words

Peak District

I do wash my hands thereof in innocence

I sit on a bench at the top of the hill looking down over a sea of bracken. Rutting stags bellow across the park, ignoring me, but calling out challenges to each other. 859 more words

Flowering Mankind

Does the bulb so gently planted
feel alone beneath the earth;
or the flower sweetly peeking
at the sunlight at its birth?

How about the stately oak tree… 166 more words


As an Oak

Squirrels drink from the cups of your acorns.
Standing like men they drink to your health,
for it’s been a good harvest 58 more words


Timmons Oak

I had a request for a black and white photo of a single tree.  The few in my collection  were taken in a fog setting.  That’s not what they wanted.  139 more words