Friday, May 7, 2010

Flash 55 Betula Papyrifera

There you are old friend
another winter past
your posture is more bent,
your white coat a little
worse for the wear.
I'm glad to see you at your post,
guarding the point.
As the bow of the canoe drifts
across your reflected image,
I pay tribute to your loyalty,
See you soon noble birch.

8 comments:

  1. nice. love the woods and drifting across a lake on the canoe, even better. trees are my friends. i hug em' proud. nice 55. glad you joined in this week.

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  2. i loved this! it was very soothing, almost melodical...such a nice way to honor that beautiful tree, with your 55 :)

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  3. "...gently down the stream..."

    Idyllic pictures in my head with this nice "55".

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  4. Very clever and gentle.
    what a lovely tribute .
    Mine is here
    Have a great weekend!
    Happy Mother's Day!
    hugs
    shakira

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  5. Birch is one of my favorite trees. We had many in Missouri and they remind me of my happier, younger days. Great 55!

    ♥namaste♥

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  6. Hi - I'm So-and-so. I just found your blog -beautiful poetry :)

    I'm at:

    http://stark-raving-sober.blogspot.com

    and would love it if you could stop by.

    Would you mind if I add you to my blogroll?

    Thanks!

    So-and-so

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  7. what smart post,
    loved it,
    Smiles!

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