There is little in the architecture of a city that
is more beautifully designed than a tree.
-- Jaime Lerner --
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth's sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that many in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.
-- Joyce Kilmer, 1913
Consider giving live Christmas trees as gifts early this holiday
season. Then, after the first of the year, help the recipient plant it.
Every time they look at the tree they'll think of you.