Tag Archives: nature

In Defense of the Primeval Forest

“The edge of the cancer Swells against the hill-we feel a foul breeze-And it sinks back down. The deer winter here A chainsaw growls in the gorge. Ten wet days and the log trucks stop, The trees breathe. Sunday the … Continue reading

Posted in Bialowieza, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Holiness of Trees

“Trees in particular were mysterious and seemed to me direct embodiments of the incomprehensible meaning of life. For that reason the woods were the place where I felt closest to its deepest meaning and to its awe-inspiring workings.” C.G. Jung, … Continue reading

Posted in trees, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Earth Day

“The word ‘nature’ derives from natura, a philosophical term derived from the verb for birth, which was used as a translation for the earlier Ancient Greek term phusus which was derived from the verb for natural growth, for example that … Continue reading

Posted in Earth | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments