Bare Trees

I like bare trees, the way they look in winter, their shapes in stark relief to the winter sky; bones that give structure and form to the beauty of flowers and leaves in spring. And just when I think I cannot stand more short days and long nights, or cold and rain and winter things the trees begin to change. Little signs of life on bare branches, almost imperceptible at first, then more obvious. More

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Words: 7,230
Language: English
ISBN: 9781311779465
Tags: poetry
About Patrick J. Leach

Patrick J. Leach lives in Portland, Oregon. An artist and a writer, Leach has written professionally for companies and universities. He is co-author with Frances Price Cook of a biography, The life and Art of C.S. Price.

In 1995 he abandoned the corporate life, focusing on painting and poetry while earning money caring for neighborhood yards and homes.

Leach has published over 16 books of poetry and art, available in print and eBook formats. Watch for more of his books combining his unique blend of poetry and art.

Leach studied creative writing (poetry) at Cornell University (B.S. General Studies, 1972), and holds two Masters degrees from Washington State University (Sociology, Education). "I've always considered myself a writer. I've taken many paths, tried a variety of occupations, always returning to writing and art."

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