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the Tuesday tree: do the twist

January 18, 2011

Beeches are generally rather dignified trees. These two, however, seem to have been caught in the act of dancing.

twisted copper beeches

I like to think of them engaged in their infinitely slow duet over the decades, twisting with imperceptible grace to music too deep for human ears.

 

 

See also: Morning sun in the beech woods; Autumn beech woods

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. Erika W. permalink
    January 18, 2011 8:02 pm

    What a magical thought for these strangely shaped trees. Like the Elizabethan idea of the music of the spheres which dictates the movement of planets.

  2. Deb permalink
    January 19, 2011 1:51 am

    Could this be what happened to Tolkien’s Ents?

  3. January 20, 2011 2:22 pm

    Beautiful, magical. Like being in Narnia!

    • dancingbeastie permalink
      January 20, 2011 4:32 pm

      Ents, Narnia and the Music of the Spheres: what completely delicious thoughts. Thank you!

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