For ‘Our Tree’

For ‘Our Tree’

We flew from the city
You were here to ground us
Arms extended, you held us high
Lent form to our dreams and play
Our castle look-out and nest in the sky
Old whisperer of stories you’ve heard
I wish you were still in fine feather

For ‘Our Tree’

By: Sally Todd, Visual artist and theatre maker

This story is part of a new gallery of images and voices gathered to celebrate Tree Charter Day 2020. You can support the Tree Charter and celebrate Cambridge’s Urban forest by:

Exploring the gallery of trees and voices gathered for this celebration
Signing the Tree Charter
Downloading the Cambridge Canopy Project creative activity pack
Sharing your story with others - #camtrees
Following @CamCanopyProj on Twitter to keep updated on all things ‘Urban Forest’