And the LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. Genesis 2:9
The poetry of the earth is never dead. ~John KeatsDead trees speak to me, I love the stumps of trees past their prime, and when God throws in new green growth next to it, what could be more beautiful. I consider this one an elderly tree with children at it's knees.
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A dead palm makes a wonderful home for woodpeckers.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ~e.e. cummings
The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man. ~Author Unknown
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. ~John Muir
The brooks for the fishers of song;
To the hunters who hunt for the gunless game
The streams and the woods belong.~Sam Walter Foss