Let the beauty we love,
be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground."
The Farmwife Diaries
An ode is an 'often ceremonious lyric poem' that speaks to its subject and celebrates a person or place or occasion. An ode, in the old days, was meant to be sung. This year, I will celebrate the Finnrier apple orchard each month with an ode. Where these trees grow, our hearts are planted. I want to witness the orchard, how the earth turns beneath it, how the sky shifts above. I sing to the trees my love...