Friday, August 4, 2017

A POEM AND A QUOTE ABOUT TREES

Open House
~Aileen Fisher~


If I were a tree
I'd want to see
A bird with a song
On a branch of me.


I'd want a quick
Little squirrel to run
Up and down
And around for fun.


I'd want the cub
of a bear to call,
And a porcupine, big
And a tree toad, small.


I'd want a katydid
Out of sight
On one of my leaves 
To sing at night.


And down by my roots
I'd want a mouse
With six little mouselings
In her house.


"Everywhere I go I keep falling in love with the trees, and wanting to stay a little bit longer."
~Ava~



32 comments:

  1. I LOVE this poem!!! And your photos are excellent. Cool deep green, shadows, and a wonderful path. I think my favorites are 4 & 5.

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    1. I am happy you like the poem Ginny. As soon as I read it I wanted to share it with my tree photos. I took them on a visit to Huntley Meadows. One of my favorite walks is through the woods there.

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  2. Ava nailed it for me. I am a tree hugger from way back and love your photos and poem.

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  3. Beautiful poem and trees from your walk. Have a beautiful weekend!

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  4. Love the poem, Denise, although I'm off now to look up 'katydid'. That's a new one for me!

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    1. Thank you Valerie :) Did you find out about the katydid. It is an interesting name isn't it :)

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  5. Hello, I love all the photos and the trees. The poem and quote are wonderful. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen:). Have a great weekend!

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  6. I like that poem and I love trees, all trees. beautiful wooded areas today

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  7. Loved the poem, loved the trees. Have a great weekend.

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  8. Nice photos to go along with the poem.

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  9. Thank you for bringing lovely tears to my eyes, D <3

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  10. I love this one Denise, the pictures, the words, everything...thank you.

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    1. Thank you Jimmy, that makes me happy :)

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  11. Lovely photos to go with the poem and quote!

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  12. Denise, I absolutely love the poem and the photos of the trees! I have always loved trees. Thank you so much for sharing, and I hope you have a great weekend!

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    1. So glad Linda and thank you :). You have a great weekend also.

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  13. Oh what a great poem! Loved the photos. My kind of post because it speaks to my love of my kind of things!

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  14. What a very nice poem, and such a great mix of photographs.

    All the best Jan

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    1. Thank you Jan, happy you enjoyed :) All the best to you too, Denise

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