Good morning . . . Whosoever Plants a Tree

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Whosoever plants a tree
Winks at immortality.

Woodland cherries, flowers ablaze,
Hold no hint of human praise;

Hazels in a hidden glade
Give no thought to stake or spade;

London planes in Georgian squares
Count no patrons in their prayers;

Seed and sapling seek no cause,
Bark and beetle shun applause;

Leaf and shoot know nought of debt,
Twig and root are dumb— and yet

Choirs of songbirds greet each day
With eulogies, as if to say:

‘Whosoever plants a tree
Winks at immortality!’

Felix Dennis.
Artist Margaret Walty

Text and image source: Snowwolfs Woodland Nook https://www.facebook.com/531188960392510/posts/1566024020242327/

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By GrannyMoon Posted in Pagan

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