Frank’s theme this week is Trees.
I wrote a post on trees way back in February 2015 as the song ‘Trees’ was one of my dad’s favourites.
Sadly this was not ‘I talk to the trees’ from the film Paint your Wagon which I can play, but a song recorded by Perry Como. Mum managed to get the sheet music and I asked a guy in a music shop to play it for me so that I could learn it by ear, but I never mastered it and it remains one of my musical regrets.
This version is by Mario Lanza
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in…
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