by Jean Linville

long, thin squeak
cold dry branch
cold dry branch
early morning air

Jean Linville is an artist/arts educator living in Briarcliff Manor, New York. She has explored the theme of trees through poetry, photography, sculpture, and book arts. She has recently completed her doctorate at the Union Insitute and University in the fields of fine arts and arts education. Her doctral research, which included her artistic exploration of trees, resulted in the design of a new paradigm for positive transformation.

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