The Bleeding Tree

Happy Earth Day, folks…

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Photo by Roman.

In life it was more vivid. The dry bark as ashen as chapped lips bounded by streams of reddish brown wet bark, it looked seriously unhealthy and I said as much to a neighbor passing by.

Nonsense, she assured me. It’s just fine. Why, once she had to have a tree removed and the stump was gushing water, as if they’d nicked a water line by some improbable accident.

Well, okay… but I remain unconvinced. This can’t be healthy… though maybe we take maples for worse during syrup season.

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Photo by Roman.

Author: rmichaelroman

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