Thursday, December 20, 2012

Black Bones




Black Bones
 
December  sun
sets early
behind solid
black bones
of old tree.
 
Clearing skies
and calming winds
allow cold air mass
to settle fast
upon open field.
 
Skeleton of
red oak
ready
to survive
another winter.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




(Click on photo to enlarge)
 
 
Photo Location:   Vergennes Township,  (Vergennes)  Kent County,  Michgian  (Michigan)
 
 
Red Oak   (Quercus rubra)