Of Trees and Love

Nikki Tate - Author

Trees and Love

While looking for tree quotes that might be suitable for the CIP page of Deep Roots I came across this one by Khalil Gibran who is a pretty quotable guy. I probably won’t use it in the book (I’m leaning toward something from Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell). Another possibility is a quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry that ends with, The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky. It turns out plenty of people have lots to say about trees so my challenge is not finding a quote to use but rather sorting through dozens and dozens to find one that works for the image selected for the page (which is not the image above… but of a young woman standing beneath a large tree at the water’s edge. She has one arm extended so it looks  as if she’s holding hands with the tree… a…

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