flames pop open cones
bark peels, sap boils, needles flare;
charred soil awakens.
- Deanna Pindell
five poems - for Adaptive Capacity
And the boy loved the tree.......very much.
And the tree was happy.
- Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree
Go to the pine if you want to learn about the pine,
or the bamboo if you want to learn about the bamboo.
- Matsuo Basho (1644 - 1694)
- Ju-Pong Lin