Displays of Tree-mendous Growth
Twigs with sprigs of life springing forth.
By Chris Dunmire
This photo captures this winter-esque state of a very favorite tree of mine near my hometown. Each time I drive by this tree, which is standing alone but tall at the edge of the roadside in front of a farmer's field, I feel a sense of reverence. This tree has been rooted in this location for over 100 years and has existed in time and space long before even my parents were conceived. The tree reminds me of an aged grandfather watching over us, who has seen it all, endured it all, and still stands tall in a most glorious display of beauty that I will never look away from for as long as my eyes can see. More »
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