Dead Tree Breathing

Sound of Dead Tree Breathing

Wind-driven bellows
empty and fill
cavity vibrates with rasping breath
wistful music of standing death

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On the DeLacy Creek trail to Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone National Park, we heard this tree filling its tree lungs.  You could see and feel the tree moving in and out.

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8 Responses to Dead Tree Breathing

  1. giselzitrone says:

    Liebe Grüße mal von mir wünsche dir ein gutes und schönes Wochenende lieber Gruß und Umarmung Gislinde

  2. The Emu says:

    A great experience Monica, when you can feel the trees moving, and breeze shuffling the leaves in a symphony of Natures music.
    A lovely post.

  3. beeblu says:

    We had a lovely old tree on our local golf course doing the same, but sadly it has now gone.

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