Tree on the Avenue


I had taken this photograph of one of the many trees lining the Main Street Avenue, it struck me that I could look up at these canopies along the avenue and feel a sense of calm and even tranquility but when I look back down and around me I am surrounded by rushing people, rushing vehicles, horns blaring and exhausts fuming.

Whilst processing the image I couldn’t think of much to say about this to put on the blog here…  and I thought I’d take up a suggestion someone once made about using a Haiku Poem to accompany it (for some reason the image gave me an Oriental vibe).  I read up on Haiku and realised that anything I attempted would likely come out wrong… and probably be laughed at by anyone who knows about Haiku, so I decided to at least put in these two paragraphs to accompany the photo, and yes I will put the attempt at Haiku under the photo…  If you don’t know about Haiku, then I’ll be fine, if you do know about Haiku… just don’t laugh out loud :D


Fresh scents, a clear day
Trees adorned with other life
A busy street thrives.


Click on the image to see it in the Gallery

4 responses to “Tree on the Avenue

  1. …and for those of us wondering what “Haiku” is… According to google definitions it is: ‘a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.’ That’s TOUGH! I might try it sometime. :D

    I agree with the oriental vibe.

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