Raising Crane: On Arbor Day

Bull Crane

“You people set aside a day just to celebrate trees?”

Depressed wishbone

Absolutely! See what happens when trees don’t get hugged?

Red Cow blues

“Well, we all do the best we can with what we got to work with.”

Stand-out trees

Well-hugged trees are standout creatures, as you can plainly see.

Crane wrong

“If you think we take trees for granted, you’re crane wrong.”

Caricature by Aaron Pocock

On behalf of my friends and me²

I thank you for the hugz!

HaPPy ArBoR DaY!

Uncle Tree

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https://www.arborday.org/

 

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When She Speaks To Me

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From the bark of a puppy dog
to the croak of a bullfrog
She knows the language of life

From the pussy cat’s “Meow”
to the Willow’s humble bow
She knows the signs of strife

From the Raven’s rowdy “Kaw!”
to the roses raised for all
She sings for the whole gallery

shroom forest

But when she speaks to me

the woods become one tree

and peace reigns in the valley

for UT, who loves her gladly

with a madness

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© Uncle Tree

The Imp Path

The Imp Of Ivy

Tickling her way through the moss in the Spring
young imp bursts forth into the light of day
Winding a path from the trunk to the crown
by Summer’s end she will be free to kiss the sky
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Waving in the wind and waltzing in the rain
she feels for her ancient oak, making his life sensational
Her ecstatic cling informs his essential being
Thus he knows in the densest way just why his sap stirs so

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