Part of the prompts for today’s OctPoWriMo I chose to follow are, “If I Were Me” and a shape poem. It probably won’t show up as a tree on small screens! An oak tree takes hundreds, if not thousands, of years to grow from an acorn and into a mature tree. Nobody questions it….
The ‘Big Tree’ that Survived Hurricane Harvey
Trees are my friends. I have had a love affair with trees going since I was a small child. I regularly climbed the Stanley plum tree in my back yard. Our laundry was hung on lines strung between two oaks — in both our yard and in my grandparents’ yard. There was a spindly looking…