Have you seen summer trees?
– from Have You Seen Trees by Joanna Oppenheim
Note: This beautiful meditation on trees in each season was published 31 years ago, which makes it younger than I am and older than my actress friend who has been “30” for the past 12 years.
I freely admit to pushing 40 this weekend. She’s been dragging it behind her for awhile.
But I digress…
I was so inspired by Oppenheim’s timber treatise, that I wrote my own:
Have you seen my backyard trees?
Bonus: Oppenheim has written a series of Have You Seen poem books: