Trees That Look Like Rockets and Other Things

rocket tree

In Italy all the cypress trees along the A1 look like they are ready to launch into space. Here is one that was ready for blastoff.

“I think that I shall never see
A billboard lovely as a tree.
Perhaps, unless the billboards fall,
I’ll never see a tree at all.”
–   Ogden Nash, Song of the Open Road, 1933

A1 launches