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TREES

A group devoted to the art of trees: free medium. Without trees the world would be dead and a place of disaster. With trees the world can tackle global warming. Hug a tree and you hug the earth, you hug yourself and your neighbors. Without trees, no love!

Without love, no trees.

A sequel to the mail art project SIGNS and STONES and TREES (of 1998).

Guido Vermeulen started this group. After his death the IUOMA members keep it alive with posting photos and drawings of TREES in memory of Guido.

Location: Worldwide, global
Members: 177
Latest Activity: Aug 6

THE MAGIC OF TREES

Dear Guido,

I love trees!

Trees are so good to us, giving us oxygen to breathe, cleaning our water, providing shade in their life and shelter in their death.

They give us this paper, the pencil I write words with, and the envelope I painted.

Trees are magical, like all plants, magical little things that grow into magical big thins that are essential to so many of us other magical life forms in this amazing, magical universe.

TREES ARE MAGIC.

When I am with trees, big and small, I wonder like a child.

I know the scientific explanations of their life cycles and the processes of their doings.

I have even listened to trees as recorded by a hydrophone as their cells thirsted for water.

Still, no amount of knowledge can evaporate the mist of awe and wonder I feel in the presence of trees.

Trees are our kindred.

They, too, are born to live. And born to die.

In between they are silent witnesses to the magic of the universe.

Happy Earth Day,

Sarah Jo Pender, USA

From the Indiana Women’s Prison

April 2012

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Tree Collages

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TETA

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TETA * Mi barca que no es el Costa ConcordiaPero se le parece un montón¿A que sí?Navegaba  con asnífluo acentoAlrededor de las tiendasDel Carrefour en el primer pisoCuando de pronto  mirandoA través…Continue

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Comment by renata di palma on December 17, 2016 at 9:34am

Woodland near my house in Trento, Italy. Many wishes to you all and peace in the world!

Comment by renata di palma on December 17, 2016 at 9:32am

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 14, 2016 at 8:54pm

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 14, 2016 at 8:53pm

Winter Full Moon, December 14...Winter Tree

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 12, 2016 at 11:48pm

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 12, 2016 at 11:48pm

from Judy Staroscik:

Comment by Melissa Wand on December 7, 2016 at 12:48am

Great watercolor card!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 4, 2016 at 11:26am

Red watercolor card with tree from Nadia Aroca in Spain:

Comment by Jan Hodgman on December 1, 2016 at 6:53pm

Heleen, I hear your lament for the beloved poplars. We had a glorious huge poplar struck down over a year ago, and there's still the whisper of heartache that I felt at that time. I heard the thud from our house. The ground still reverberates.....

Comment by Jan Hodgman on December 1, 2016 at 6:49pm

 

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