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The Wild Orchid and the Tasmania Oak – A Love Story

Today’s re-blog is a fascinating little story :-)

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The Wild Orchid and the Tasmania Oak – A love story

Den laevifolium 2 B Image courtesy of the Perfume Project


The Tasmanian Oak, is a robust, proud and resilient tree.
Years of wisdom engrained; it stood tall amongst trees of heights and sizes. Fibres of complexity, the oak tree held gave it presence.
Guarding at a gateway, the oak remained alert at all times.
When it stormed, travellers sought refuge under its wide, branched embrace where other travellers often stop. But they all braved the gateway – seeking better life. Many stories were told and left behind, under the oak.
While the tree was secretive, and always remained in silence, the Tasmanian Oak absorbed and collected these stories, one at a time for many years and became a tree of knowledge. The stories were; wisdom of great learned, adventures and lives torn, and tried and forgotten escapades. Some of these stories were of sad and glum kismet. Then one day, it stormed far away. The rains brought an…

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2 responses to “The Wild Orchid and the Tasmania Oak – A Love Story

  1. Jane Watson September 3, 2016 at 5:54 pm

    This reminded me of the short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer : “Ole and Truffa”


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    • Alexander M Zoltai September 3, 2016 at 6:50 pm

      Very Interesting, Jane—very different from the re-blog’s story—yet, they are related, for sure

      At first, I thought it would be in another language; but, only the song :-)


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