I hear
The circuit of the earth
In this tree,
This tree without mouth
Or ear

This is the 34th poem out of a sequence of 64 written by Cumbria poet Josephine Dickinson in 2010, in a collaboration with an artist and a film maker. You can hear her reading in a short BBC documentary on ‘Earth Journey’ and you can find out more about her and her work at http://josephinedickinson.com/.