Walking in Mind

A Trail of Thoughts

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Her neck is scraggy,

and she needs help standing,

but how majestic she looks

with that fine head of broccoli hair.

A mother of pines,

wearing her age so well.

 

 

[The Pi d’en Xandri is a stone pine (Pinus pinea) that stands near the head of a path leading from Sant Cugat (Catalonia) into the hills of the Parc de Collserola, on the other side of which lies the city of Barcelona. Dendrological analysis suggests that the tree germinated in 1774.]

Author: Alan Nance

Old bones creak along the trail. Words often elude me at my desk. I can't go on. I'll go on.

2 thoughts on “242

  1. Dear Alan, When I started to read this, I thought the first line referred to me! What a sight! Thanks for posting it. xxxxxxx

    On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 10:10 AM, Walking in Mind wrote:

    > Alan Nance posted: “Her neck is scraggy, and she needs help standing, but > how majestic she looks with that fine head of broccoli hair. A mother of > pines, wearing her age so well. [The Pi d’en Xandri is a stone pine > (Pinus pinea) that” >

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