Colorful aspen trees brighten a hillside in California’s Inyo National Forest.

the aspens do not pretend
to be oaks or pines.

Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Posted on November 6, 2019, in 5-7-5, California, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 24 Comments.

  1. True.. or they learnt their lessons well…!

  2. Ah yes, how precious
    Happy Wednesday


  3. Perfect! ❤️

  4. You can almost always count on the straight dope from the Aspens. The Sycamores, however, lie their asses off.

  5. This is Perfection!

  6. Spot on and what a gorgeous photo

  7. Simple but so true.

  8. MMT,

    A most beautiful truth..and a beautiful photo to illustrate your words..

  9. Right on, MMT. Perhaps they would if they could?

  10. This is good advice for everyone; respect others for the way they live and work and the job they do.

  11. Short and perfectly to the point.

  12. Love it! Trees never pretend.

  13. Oh! That says it so perfectly.

  14. Beautiful photo and colors. The aspens look so small up next to the large pine!

  15. Love the contrasting colours in this shot. Gorgeous scene.

  16. No, they cannot. They are too colorful. But color aside, my favorite is the majestic, strong, scented pine.

  17. I love this profound truth dear MMT!

  18. Be yourself said the tree ~ lovely haiku and gorgeous photo!

    Happy Day to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  19. The Aspens know they are perfect exactly the way they are.

  20. natures great wisdom to humans each and every day!

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