|Photograph by Philip Waldron. Clarke Gardens, Liverpool.|
from a distance, they seem the same.
Each one is a living majestic antique,
the elements wills it to sing, this magnificent tree.
I'm hypnotised by its artistic endeavour to reach the heavens,
It's ancient skin fractured, broken and knotted.
It arms spreading, wrapping and entwining its presence,
I marvel the glory of God, I am besotted.