Thursday Photo Prompt—Rooted # Writephoto- A holy tree

Keep it alive

Sue Vincent has given us this picture prompt for the week;

Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)Wednesday 15th May andlink back to this post with a pingback to be included in the round-up. There is no word limit and no style requirements, except to keep it fairly family friendly.

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the spreading filigree of tree roots beneath a green canopy, with brightly coloured objects tied to the branches.

The holy tree

A lot of uninformed and superstitious people come here every day, to ask this magnificent tree for its blessings. They would tie ribbons or pieces of colored string on the exposed roots or branches. Each indicating a prayer and a promise. People thought that this unusual tree, known locally as the holy tree…

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