Friendship tree


Friendship tree

Friendship Tree



Approx: 1500x2000mm

Medium: Recycled plywood, Tree branches, stainless steel hangers

Time: Approx 4 weeks

Value: $1200

The Oak Tree

by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr

A mighty wind blew night and day
It stole the oak tree’s leaves away
Then snapped its boughs and pulled its bark
Until the oak was tired and stark
But still the oak tree held its ground
While other trees fell all around
The weary wind gave up and spoke.
How can you still be standing Oak?
The oak tree said, I know that you
Can break each branch of mine in two
Carry every leaf away
Shake my limbs, and make me sway

But I have roots stretched in the earth
Growing stronger since my birth
You’ll never touch them, for you see
They are the deepest part of me
Until today, I wasn’t sure
Of just how much I could endure
But now I’ve found, with thanks to you
I’m stronger than I ever knew.

To our darling friend Tammy,
Your compassion, your loyalty, your laughter and sense of humor really light up our lives.
Please accept this gift as a symbol of our wonderful friendships

Happy 40th Birthday












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