Ghosts and goblins hide
High in the skeleton tree
Frightened birds take flight
Timing was everything in gleaning this photo. One minute a flock of birds was resting atop the old oak tree, and the next minute they were gone! Clearly, SOMETHING spooked them… but what? (Insert eerie laughter here!!)
For Ragtag Daily Prompt: Glean
When dead trees fall in the damp, dark woods – strange things begin to grow. Fungus settles in on lifeless bark and eats away at the remains. The fact that fallen trees are alive with fungi may be a perfect example of how the ecosystem works, but it sounds a bit creepy to me – like a Halloween story!