L. B. Mek

Nature’s mappings



I’m drawn

to wrinkles in Trees

as mirrors

to the wisdom I seek



© L. B. Mek

March 2018


  • Fay Slimm.

    God thoughts to ponder L.B. So many mappings in nature and you outline one I too find most interesting - thank you for sharing the way to more wisdom by stopping to look at what we can find all around.

    • L. B. Mek

      Thank you,
      I but dip my toe, in the Sea of nature you pen so vibrant with your cursive waves of insightful, wordsmith delights

    • orchidee

      A fine write LB.

    • dusk arising

      Indeed what life the trees observe. How restful to sit among them as unconsciously they impart a sense of their wisdom in serenity. Yes indeed, those wrinkles speak to those who hear.

      • L. B. Mek

        a perfect summation, thank you my wise friend

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        ANGELA HERE - Thanks for sharing FRIEND! Every living thing - Flora & Fauna - ages in its own way even Ladies - although we all spend a lot of time & money tryiing to reverse it ! Alas to no avail ! We both love Trees and have several in our *New* Old Garden! Externally they tell us a lot - and (God Forbid) should we need to chop one down - a cross section of the trunk *Tree Rings* would not only reveal its age but the climates it has endured ! So it is with Humans. Ive studied DERMATOLOGY and a persons skin tells me alot about about a Persons Age & life style. As a PHYSIO & MASSEUSE my Clients are almost NAKED so often - when the sophisticated clothes & supports are stripped away I see a very different Person from the one who 10 mins ago confidently presented themselves at my Clinic. The same is often true if inanimate objects especially CARS & HOUSES! You have opened a Pandoras Box of thoughts here .....................!

        Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
        Love Angela & Brian & Smokey 🧡💙🤎

        • L. B. Mek

          I am humbled you found it worthwhile to delve deep and excavate so many insightful observations from my simple words,
          thank you for taking the time to show your support Angela

        • Goldfinch60

          If only we knew what wonders the trees had seen we would be so much more inspired.


          • L. B. Mek

            indeed and so much more prepared,
            thanks Andy

          • Neville

            They know far more than they ever let on...

            I am a big tree fan myself and often spend time just looking and or imagining what secrets they could share .. There is an old oak just across the lane from my study they say is 500 years old and it is one of the most magnificent and noble things I have ever seen in this my England.

            .. and your thirteen words today L.B are a little special too...

            • L. B. Mek

              surprised I missed your comment, sorry for late reply and that 500yr old Oak sounds inspiring, I have seen some breath-taking trees in the UK especially in the North, though I have always wanted to see the old Cedar trees in Yakushima, Japan,
              thirteen need not be such an unlucky number lol, thank you for the encouraging comments!

              • Neville

                you are as ever more than welcome L.B ...

              • Neville

                I know I have said it before ... but, I only say it when I absolutely mean it ...

                I so wish I had penned these words before I found them here ....

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