Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

"I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree."  - Joyce Kilmer     Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove   7 August, 2018, 6:20 P.M. I chanced upon this grandiose tree, on a fascinating evening walk with my DH, around the stunning hills of the Balur Coffee Plantation, Chikmagalur, Southern … Continue reading Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

The Mighty Fig Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

  “I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked." - Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar     The Mighty Fig Tree On our arrival at Balur Estate, Chikamaglur this August, the … Continue reading The Mighty Fig Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

In Love With The Canopy of Reds: #ThursdayTreeLove – 44

In Love With The Canopy of Reds   "Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven."-  Rabindranath Tagore   On city walk to the wondrous  city of Dehradun, I chanced upon these canopy of creepers . The creepers entwined themselves in a circle of love, on the magnificent trees above. The … Continue reading In Love With The Canopy of Reds: #ThursdayTreeLove – 44

Twilight and The Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove-43

twilight and the tree “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.”  ― Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam     @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Linking up with the gorgeous Parul Thakur for her Thursday Tree Love- 43    

#ThursdayTreeLove 15: Towering Treasures

        These palms are ancient, and as beautiful as can be. They are lined across the drive-way of the Vice-Chancellor's abode in Pantnagar University. When the sun sets across the horizon, they seem to gleefully spread their stunning fronds and bid it a joyous adieu; till they meet again next morning. A … Continue reading #ThursdayTreeLove 15: Towering Treasures

#ThursdayTreeLove14: Boulevard of Dreams

We drove down these boulevard of beautiful trees, last month. These trees have been my travel companions ever since I was a child, as I have crossed them multiple times    But this particular homecoming happened after many, many decades. Lined on both sides of the road, these trees are ancient and are on the way to … Continue reading #ThursdayTreeLove14: Boulevard of Dreams

#ThursdayTreeLove 13: Home is Where the Heart Is

  When the country roads took me home, Ms. Amaltas came calling into my heart.         The house in the backdrop used to be my home when I was all of 7. It now stands partly camouflaged by the my old friend, Ms. Amaltas who has grown into a stunning beauty, ever since. On a … Continue reading #ThursdayTreeLove 13: Home is Where the Heart Is


#ThursdayTreeLove 12: Different Strokes

  "Trees are the poems that the earth writes upon the sky." - Khalil Gibran         This august Pine tree was our four-day companion on a recent trip to the mountains. It stood tall, towering between the mountains; a few yards away from our cottage, beguiling us with its bushy needles that looked like … Continue reading #ThursdayTreeLove 12: Different Strokes