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Monday, March 7, 2011

Pining for Pines-Side Tracked

Lumberjacks 1880's
" Gain to the verge of the hog-back ridge where the vision ranges free:
   Pines and pines and the shadow of pines as far as the eye can see;
   A steadfast legion of stalwart knights in dominant empery.

   Sun , moon and stars give answer ; shall we not staunchly stand,
   Even as now , forever , wards of the wilder strand ,

white pines stand in Algonquin park 1910
Sentinels of the stillness , lords of the last,lone land ?"...from The Pines , a poem by Robert Service

Should never stand alone

The roots of an ancients forest

new stand in winter

some don't stand in a forest

"But where one falls from the crumbling walls shoots up a hardy score . "
Images taken from google images/white pines

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