There’s nothing more likely to find representational concepts in abstract form than the human mind. The Yoga Tree is a fine example of this!
Yes, in essence, she is a mere tree, whose form has been shaped by years of growth in a climate and environment, for which the current shape was an optimal adaptation. Being on a farm, she had to deal with growing around a discarded oil tank, which almost certainly contributed to the curvature.
To our human mind, she presents an intriguing shape that we look to interpret; as she presents this shape, we see arms stretching to the sky in a pose that might remind us of a yoga asana: the Yoga Tree is born!
During the Summer, when she is ensconced in a fine set of foliage, there are other shapes to discover. I’ll be sure to touch upon these in a future post!
My question to you: what did you see first time you laid eyes on this tree?
This image was captured with an iPhone 5S using the standard Camera app and enhanced using the Instagram app.
Inspired by Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge – Abstract.