On my daily walk from home to my studio, I walk through a wood. Close to its entrance lies a beautiful and remarkable lime tree. Sometime in the past, the twin trunks of the tree have blown over almost horizontally, but they remain supported above the ground. Several branches are growing vertically up from the trunks, and I call this the suspended forest. The suspended forest is a special feature of the wood and a reminder that nature has its own way of doing things. Nature is beautiful and resilient. Nature is my constant inspiration.
By Caroline Wendling, Artist
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