The Intelligence of Trees

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.

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

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Deborah Barchi

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.