The Architecture of Trees

The architecture of trees fascinates me.

How do the branches know how to grow?

Complexity theory?

Fibonacci Sequences?

Artificial intelligence?

A complex algorithm it must be.

In searching for its own light, the branch serves the tree.

What does the branch know of the tree?

The result seems always the same:

Spare beauty against the blue.

Comments 2

 
Rosy Cole on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:55

Beautiful. We labour under the misconception that all knowledge passes through consciousness.

Beautiful. We labour under the misconception that all knowledge passes through consciousness.
Ken Hartke on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 16:15

To marvel is to live...even at the engineering of a lowly dandelion.
Marvel mar·vel /ˈmärvəl/
verb:
1. be filled with wonder or astonishment.
synonym: stand in awe
noun:
1. a wonderful or astonishing person or thing.
synonym: miracle

To marvel is to live...even at the engineering of a lowly dandelion. Marvel mar·vel /ˈmärvəl/ verb: 1. be filled with wonder or astonishment. synonym: stand in awe noun: 1. a wonderful or astonishing person or thing. synonym: miracle
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