Tree of Life

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Allison Atwill, “Tree of Life,” 2008. Acrylic on birch panel with copper leaf, 30″ x 60″.

Allison Atwill, “Tree of Life,” 2008. Acrylic on birch panel with copper leaf, 30″ x 60″.

For thirty years I sought a master swordsman.
How many times did the leaves fall
and the branches burst into bud?
But from the moment I saw the peach blossoms,
I’ve had no doubts.