If a tree falls in a forest……..

Seen in the rain forest in Costa Rica. (Click on image for a larger view, and tell me that you can also see an animal’s head here.)

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Do you believe in Tree Spirits? I could feel that eye watching me.

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“It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

 

 

 

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72 comments on “If a tree falls in a forest……..

  1. Pingback: Otto’s Challenge: Seeing Beyond | anotherdayinparadise

  2. Tree Spirits with a sense of humour I think Sylvia !
    Makes a walk SO interesting being accosted by such sights .
    I’ve a few like this lurking in the archives …

  3. Interesting that because of the overhead canopy restricting light things below tend to grow quite/very slowly, yet when one of these giants falls or is cut down there is a frantic race to fill the place vacated and it’s said one can almost see the small trees growing!

  4. There is a soul in that face…it screams at you from the eye. And then the mouth seems to echo a sound of pain/loss/frustration maybe at facing the end. It is beautiful.

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