The Intelligence of Trees

Wisdom without words

Deborah Barchi
2 min readSep 26, 2021

--

Photo by Matthew Smith on Unsplash

Why should we ever assume
that spoken words alone proclaim intelligence?

The buzzing, humming, soaring world,
the flick of a tail, a scent left on a trail

all speak of awareness, communication
and the sharing of ancient intention.

--

--

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.