Video: Travel Deep Inside a Leaf
To really get to know the tallest trees in the world, start with their leaves.
Bertha Rogers: Copper Beech Trees in Winter
Leaves arc, like paintings of blown leaves; like cut paper, like sunset strewn across red-gold sky, like smoldering fires; serrate-edged, notched, like some knives. But they cut only the hard … Continue reading
Majid Naficy: Measuring Tree
Every morning they walk By the measuring tree On their way to school. Today the girl says: Daddy! Watch!” She stands on tiptoes And lifts her right arm To touch … Continue reading
A.E. Housman: “Loveliest of trees, the cherry now”
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, … Continue reading