Tag: poetry

The Silhouette of November

In dreary days of November leaves do rustle, branches tremble. Cold, dark fingers across the sky. Their colours drained, all vibrance awry. Winds of change pushed, blown in hard fair winged creatures flit and tremble, scarred. Flee from winter! Escape the dark, unless you’re rooted planted firm in park. Strip away all covers, lay bare… Read more »

Poetry Amongst the Trees

Today is National Poetry Day. What inspires poetry more than a glorious tree? Can’t think of anything, in our humble books. CLC Tree Services might be biased, but there have been plenty of others who have obviously felt trees move them to poetic words. If Wordsworth, Yeats and Homer have all found inspiration in the… Read more »


“I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is pressed Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her hair;… Read more »

Harvest Time: Recipes from the Trees

Apples, peaches, pears and plums, that is what in August comes. Apricots, Nectarines, and soon hazelnuts all grace area farmers markets All good things that come from a tree harvested most carefully from willing farmer’s hands to yours a bounty crop you shouldn’t ignore The end of summer is a great time of year. Still… Read more »

Open Leaves

tightly curled into a bud lingering, waiting, until it should could need raindrops should need sun would need warmth to help open a little bud an unformed leaf next year’s growth inside the sheath when will it open its hard to say this month or next? Why, its unfurled today! Welcome little leaf we’ve waited so… Read more »

Big Trees

Big Trees No offence sapling your potential does abound but big trees? They rule! Yes, big trees do rule. They; provide shade provide nesting sites and perches for birds provide homes for squirrels, insects and other small animals are a source of food for deer, raccoons, chipmunks and birds   When a big tree is… Read more »

For the Love of Trees

Valentine’s Day is a day for love. One of the ways in which we express love is via the sharing of words, especially poems. Right up my alley! As our biggest love at CLC Tree Services is with trees, what better way to express our appreciation and love of them, than by a few poems… Read more »

The Perfect Present

The Perfect Present With 10 days to go Til Santa arrives Has your oomph gotten low And shopping will needing revival? I’m sure the hall is decked with mistletoe and holly, but has the list been rechecked? Do you still need presents for Great-Aunt Dolly? She hated last year’s mitts and couldn’t stand the sweater!… Read more »