There is something incredibly beautiful and dramatic about trees unadorned by their leaves, especially when they are gnarled and twisted with age. Twisted in Arches National Park, Utah.
Twisted in springtime at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.
Twisted in autumn at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. The clouds seem to mirror the contortions of the branches.
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