Thursday, February 4, 2010

live oak green 

as if to 
live forever 

a live oak 
yields nothing 
to the 

Poem © 2010 by R. Burnett Baker 
Photo © 2010 by R. Burnett Baker 
Cell phone photo taken  by R. Baker February 2, 2010 on the Baker Farm, Shepherd, Texas. 

1 comment:

  1. My, I love this poem. And knowing now that you and your dad planted it together is bitter sweet..his advancing age and illness. The tree will always know...a witness to your love for each other

    A lesson there in that tree....
    - I love the reflection of the broken fence in the puddle of water...sort of forms an arrow...:)