My Canopy

My Canopy

Imagine creatures

flying through

the canopy

or just lay beneath

and observe:

chickadee chirping

squirrel chattering

robin snooping

purple house finch swooping

butterfly fluttering

caterpillar creeping

beetle eating

all the while

light and shadow

play tag

with fairies


all in the world of

my tree.


This post is part of  #writeout sponsored by the National Writing Project and the National Park Service. The project is for everyone who loves to get outdoors and notice the stories of nature and the connections we humans have with that nature.  Learn more about the project here: NWP Writeout. There’s still time– started on 10/13 and is encouraged through 10/26— and please join in creating a Collaborative Haiku Book of Place—add an image and some short poetry by choosing a slide in this presentation and become a published poet with us!

Keep taking your photos and videos with your smartphones — you never know when or what will  inspire your creativity!