Meet Daphne. She is the object of Apollo's urequitted love. She turned into a laurel tree in her final attempt to escape her suitor.
But, the story was not my initial inspiration. I was driving down Old Country Rd and was waiting at a red light near Eisenhower Park.
I saw this tree with outstretched limbs as if it was going to embrace the tree next to it.
And so here she is....