Tag Archives: I Speak for the Trees

Requiem for a Sycamore

Requiem for a Sycamore (Song of the Earth — Part 2) We are under attack. First went the buffer trees to the west between our house and the farm behind, culled like a herd of buffalo in Yellowstone, one minute … Continue reading

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Canto Della Terra

Canto Della Terra (Song of the Earth) First came the men with the trucks, V8 engines and tires so big you needed a stepladder to get into the cab, walking around like they belonged here. From our perch on the … Continue reading

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I Speak for the Trees

I Speak for the Trees My favorite tree ever was a giant oak, over 100 feet tall with a girth so large, three adults had trouble getting their arms around it. The oak and I grew up in a backyard … Continue reading

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