Wednesday, April 27, 2011

and there was an oak tree

Their father said if they could see as God can, in geological time, they would see it leap out of the ground and turn in the sun and spread its arms and bask in the joys of being an oak tree in Iowa. Marilynne Robinson, Home
Photo: Kansas City School Board Meeting, Mike Sinclair

3 comments:

secret, fragile skies said...

I love Robinson, exquisite writing, favorite: Housekeeping. Your choice here is beautiful.

erica said...

I'm on page two. Every sentence is better than the last.

If Jane said...

super!!!