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Shmuel Halevi | all galleries >> Galleries >> Pictures at an Exhibition > Naked Trees
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Naked Trees

Oh Tree!
How many autumns

Have you seen? O tree!

How many seasons

Have you graced

With enflamed leaves?

Oh tree! You delight

My senses

By your bright hues

Yet the days grow shorter

As October



A sombre time

When you are naked

Waiting for the first snow

To hide your shame

In December

Your naked limbs

The snow covers

And Christmas lights

Delight the senses

With artificial hues

The warm days of summer

Are gone

And become

A memory

Still the circle of the seasons


With the promise

Of the return of spring and summer

To keep you and I warm

During the frosty months

Of winter.

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joseantonio25-Mar-2014 06:01
Very nice composition and light.V.
Guest 17-Oct-2007 12:38
Ditto on the colours comments. The frame really helps with this too and I'm sure that wasn't a mistake!
Guest 18-Jan-2005 07:41
wondeful colors and composition !
Karen Leaf17-Jan-2005 02:50
Excellent photo, and also the poem Shmuel. And it's true.
Elaine (etfitz)15-Jan-2005 02:37
Wonderful colors!
yosi aptekar14-Jan-2005 18:26
beautiful colors, great shot.
Pepe Zyman14-Jan-2005 18:01
Spectacular perspective and colors Shmuel!
Gary Hebert14-Jan-2005 15:21
Very good Shmuel, like the seasonal feel and colors. Sky seems too dark and you know my thoughts on the framing. My son and his wife are going to your country in December and I do hope they come back with some good photos... I will have them check out your work before. :)
Herb 14-Jan-2005 14:16
Very nice image
laine8214-Jan-2005 09:16
Another of your colourful country that I so enjoy viewing, Shmuel.
Karl Baer14-Jan-2005 07:52
Great composition and colors!
Dave Wyman14-Jan-2005 07:25
Beautiful photo - beautiful light and interesting composition.
Gayle P. Clement14-Jan-2005 07:09
I like the poem and the symbol of winter on such a beautiful day.