Sunday, 30 July 2006

Olive Tree

Dark comfort of the olive grove
protects earth from storm and drought,
offers sanctuary.

Dark fruit, plump with food and oil,
creates a whole cuisine,
supports villages.

Dark branches laden with symbolism
represent the unattainable.



Shafer said...

An olive green poem for a Crafty Green blog!

Crafty Green Poet said...

I hadn't quite looked at it like that but yes.....