Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Winter Trees

photo by Lori Kerr

In the frozen heart of winter,
stark, straight, tall, enduring,
bare branches reach in supplication
towards the sky.
The Standing People
are showing us
how to pray.


  1. Amen.
    Happy last day of 2014, Sherry. It's sunny here and I hope it is su nnny there too!.

  2. Beautiful, Sherry. What a thought!

    A very happy new year to you.

  3. Beautiful photo and amazing words.

    "The Standing People" I like that.

    Happy New Year.

  4. so true... so stately almost at rest... Happy New Year

  5. When you mentioned the Standing People I immediately thought of the Easter Isle Heads. You may be making a native reference here as well, but just thought that was an amusing coincidence. Beautiful words as always Sherry! :)

  6. Lovely end of the year sentiments. Happy New Year, Sherry.

  7. I know they are praying for us. I hope we learn from them. Lovely poem Sherry.
    Happy New Year!

  8. They do tell us to keep reaching to the sky, don;t they, Sherry. A very happy and healthy new year to you, and thank you for all your kindness and support over the years.


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