Did you ever have, like me, a very favourite old oak tree?That sheltered you, when you were young – strong branches climbed or, from ropes, swung?Where creatures lived, lichens as well, and then, one windy dayit fell. Expecting loss,an empty space,one day, I visit that same placeI stand,amazed. Had I knownhow wondrous large those roots [...]
Imagine if you woke to hear birds singing all as one The morning chorus – organised – not nearly so much fun!
Of two of us, it’s safe to say, Twas her that had the rougher day