Foliage in the Middle: A Silly Poem


As woman reaches middle age,

her middle bits shed hairs;

so why’s it fair that ageing trees,

grow leaves fed by her tears?


Copyright of poem and photo owned by Jay Cool, May 2019


If you would prefer to read something sensible about trees, take a read of: Giving Up the Day Job 6: A Diary, which contains an Amazon affiliate link to a recommended book for tree fans.


Published by The Silly-Savvy Salopian

Freelance writer and descendant of the cave dweller and outlaw, Humphrey Kynaston. Banished from Shropshire for my eccentricity, I have made my home in Suffolk. I write poetry, short stories, travel journals, comedy gig reviews and non-fiction articles. My wish is to write my way back into the heart of my birth land. All writing commissions (and free holidays in Shropshire!) considered.

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