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Quercus robur

There is an oak tree in our front garden. Once I would have said “we own an oak tree”, but I’m reconsidering.

Our oak tree- there I go again- must be at least 100 years old. 493 more words


February 15th 2018

Oak galls on oak twigs in Crychan Forest. They’re created by a tiny wasp that would have emerged last summer.


Haiku 1

The touch of oak bark
and I find, for a moment,
what I cannot keep.



Shaken leaves gather
under the old Northern Oak.
Fall into Winter.

Inspiration from a literary giant

This past weekend, I visited Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, California. I wandered trails, gazed at ruins and tall trees, and visited London’s grave and cottage. 100 more words

Flourishing Tree

The English Oak

There stands thee, tall, a monument

of my conflicted sentiments.

For the acorn that fell for me

— a fruit from a cursed tree.

At present all that meets the eye: 127 more words