Up on the Wall
In an ancient garden, heavy with whispering Roman shades
stands a totem to northern sprites, woad-dabbed irregulars and
the heart-beat of a tree.
Here the mist hisses through leaves,
Sol raises his tired face against
the windflowing down from the Glens
and salutes the old warriors.
|prunus serrula, Tibetan Cherry|
photo taken at Chesters Walled Garden
nr Hexham, Northumberland