Sunday, October 4, 2015

Stump Clump

A  L  O  H  A !
 How disheartening
to see this stump.

It had been
a lovely tree I
saw most every day-

What fierce blossoms,
and welcome shade it
gave us for years

 How long does it take
for a dead, stump
in dry dirt
to come to life?
[ look at that top pic again ]

It's just been a 
couple months it seems!

This blossom lantern, depending 
from a Rainbow Shower Tree knows:

" The best time to plant a tree
is twenty years ago,
the second best time
is today. "
                 Chinese Proverb

Thank You
for resting a while!
                      Fondly, cloudia


Pierre BOYER said...

I love this marvelous pink flower...
Best regards,


the walking man said...

May the stump slowly feed the life and nurture a seed from itself to once again offer another generation shade.

Blogoratti said...

Wonderful thoughts, and what fine photos.

Filip Demuinck said...

Top purple flower.


EG CameraGirl said...

Sorry you have lost a favourite tree. I hope there was a good reason for cutting it down. On the bright side, the stump shapes make a nice photo.

Nancy Chan said...

So sorry that the tree has to go but it leaves behind a beautiful design. That is a lovely blossom lantern.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

A stump is a melancholic sight; but a growth from one offers hope.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Goodness even the stump is beautiful Cloudia I would have loved to see the tree.. or maybe not, I would have been sad too :(

Teresa said...

Love your time lapse photography of the stump!! Cool post!

Fireblossom said...

I love trees; there are about a dozen on my property.

William Kendall said...

The rejuvenation of nature's an astonishing thing!

Cloudia said...

Thanks EACH of YOU for this shower of blessings!

Elephant's Child said...

Love the Chinese proverb - and the resilience of the tree.

TexWisGirl said...

i always hate to lose trees, too.

RedPat said...

Tree stumps always make me sad too, Cloudia! Good to see the sprout!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Always sad to see an old tree gone.

Small Kucing said...

The tree got choped down...I wonder why. Now have new leaves growing from there. Hopefully this will survive longer

Reader Wil said...

Have a great week, Cloudia!
Wil, ABCW Team.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Two months, hurrah!