Thursday, November 29, 2012

Banyan Ban-Ban

A   L   O   H   A  !
THE BANYAN TREE SONG by Nguyên Lê on Grooveshark
 Banyans
 of our youth,
rich at morning,
sorry we swung
from your
irresistible
 "branches."









 Rapunzel Spun
Golden
you Mesmer
my eyes













 Aerial roots 
  above the ground
reaching, 
gravity - growing












Humble finger buds
long to reach
into soil.

  Branches
 bud shoots
which soar
to the ground, 
 taking root 
becoming trunks;
a forest
of sister trees
interlaced.
Mysterious.
"Enter"














That beckoning space 
long lingers
 in one's thoughts;
even later 
at the show-






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                           Warmly, cloudia




20 comments:

ladyfi said...

Ah- wonderful roots floating in the sky!

DeniseinVA said...

I enjoyed this post very much as it reminded me of the first time I ever saw a banyan tree. I stood under one and was totally mesmerized. Have a great day Cloudia.

the walking man said...

Enter and sit, meditate and listen.

Daryl said...

banyans: the original networkers!

Brian Miller said...

very cool....they are such neat trees...love the pics...

ha daryl, true

aloha from va...

Karen S. said...

Aloha Cloudia, thank you for sharing the Banyan tree a most sacred tree, and so mysterious. A time for renewal, it begs, come and sit!

Charles Gramlich said...

Fascinating trees!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I love the banyan trees, are these usually found in a mangrove swamp??

Myrna R. said...

I love these trees. Enjoyed spending time with them while I was in your neck of the woods.

LONDONLULU said...

Love how you threaded that last photo into this post - lovely spaces indeed. Banyans are a wonderful sight in Hawaii!

Kay said...

I do love banyans and remember swinging from them as a child too. I think my favorite banyan is the one in Lahaina.

TexWisGirl said...

such a neat tree!

nanny said...

My first Banyan was in Maui. I was totally fascinated.

I am actually sitting still and reading blogs.....miss you all.

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Aloha!! Very nice post!!

Robert Geiss said...

Incredible ! Thank you for introducing such possibilities. Please have you all a good Friday.

Anonymous said...

The banyan in Lahaina is nice, with it's twinkle lights underneath when strolling at night. Love the hat with all it's flowers! DrumMajor

Mike Williams said...

Invariably I would get a golf ball stuck in one on any course I played on Oahu. I notice that all those cane fields out by Ewa Beach are now golf courses and resorts. Aloha

Cloudia said...

YOU came to play!

Thank YOU (each :)

The Elephant's Child said...

Oh wow. I love those roots in the sky. Thank you.

Cloudia said...

Thank, Hon