Day 195/365 SP and Foot of A Maple Tree

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© Andrea Petersen
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James 2::3...Sit here under my footstool.

Old trees are interesting not only on top but on the base also.... I found inspiration on my walk in the woods today. I was drawn to the foot of this old Maple Tree...with the leafy vines around it sparkling in the sun. This is where I decided to take my self portrait....

I went for my walk,
Today in the wood.
The old Maple Tree
Did not utter a sound,
But it spoke to me,
When I saw its foot
Firmly planted in the ground.
With leafy vines around.
E'en tho' it did not talk,
Of the divine Lord's
Sermon on the Mount,
I felt the Saviours words
And presence near
In His perfect school
Of thoughts to count.
He taught of life's worth
Starting from our birth,
When He said, "Sit here,
Plant your feet on earth,
Under my foot stool!"
Poetry by me AJP

9 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    I know what you mean about the feet of trees, they can be very interesting. You look great in your red, white and black outfit and I love your hat : )

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    You chose beautiful colors to wear for this one. BTW that does look like a tree foot. The vines are wonderful too. Excellent SP.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    this seems to be a big maple tree, Andre! Always love you in red and the hat is lovely, too!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Nice composition and colours!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful, Andrea!! Red is your color. As always, your poetry adds so much to the feeling of your photography!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Wonderful SP!! I agree w/Rob, red is your color!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    Maybe you need to be in Idaho with that hat!! Rob is right, red really is your color. Love the tree too!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    Great are lovely and as always find a wonderful prop to spotlight!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Trees have so much character. This is a fabulous SP and I do love to see you in red.

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