Published by the composer.
A setting of an extraordinary poem by Nanci Bern explores the majesty, timelessness and transcendence of trees.
Holding light translucent
We grasp to touch high borne glory
Then reach within to feel it’s warmth
Dancing droplets twirl
And pirouette down stems
Along veins that hold life
Breathe breath that smiles
Slumbers in the dark
Tendrils of dreams serene
We sleep embraced by their forest roots
Monoliths of earth
Trees are a preamble to eternity
Their roots so entrenched in time.