Saturday, April 23, 2011

Curly, Evil, Murderous Trees, or Misunderstood Freaks?

I don't know why I am so obsessed with these trees, but I live in constant awe/fear of them. On the one hand, they just want to grow and be merry, but they have been trimmed into a grotesque shape to suit our electrical needs.

On the other hand, they look like they are transplants from Return to Oz, ready to murder at a moment's notice.

I snapped these shots when stuck behind a school bus or something equally irritating that involved children, and I was especially drawn to the curly branch of this tree:

It's curly and awesome, and yet TERRIFYING.

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