The solitary olive tree

DAY 55 (30 MAY) – Olive tree (Olea europaea) (Vejer, Spain)

A single olive tree overlooking the town at dusk

Olivo solitario / lejos del olivar, junto a la fuente, / olivo hospitalario / que das tu sombra a un hombre pensativo / y a un agua transparente…

These opening lines of Olivo del camino by Antonio Machado in English:

Solitary olive tree / far from the groves, beside the fountain, / welcoming olive tree / offering your shade to a thoughtful man / and to the transparent water…

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