Trees outside bob and toss
Bending and bowing, they flex and curve
Exhulting and cheering,
They surf the crashing breakers
They ride the storm – as I watch
Through windows spattered with spray.
Watching the storm raging outside this morning I could not help but be reminded of parallels with the surfers I watched yesterday from Bournemouth pier. I marvelled at their skill and timing in catching a wave and riding the surge of energy. So flexible and resilient, just like trees in the wind. I envy them….