Tree in traffic

Standing tall and proud

she reaches for the sky

in the midst of this concrete jungle

of fumes, noise, growling cars

and humming wires.

Do the passers by

spare her a glance at all?

A moment’s contemplation

of the grace and  gift she

selflessly bestows

by her presence.


© Raili Tanska

After a frustrating 36 hours of disconnect with the internet we seem to be back on-line – for now !

Day 3 of a

7-Day Nature Photo Challenge  –  nominated by Michaela from When Life Gives You Lemons 



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