2 thoughts on “A Bonsai Pine in Pools of Moonlight

  1. BoardFlak

    I hadn’t thought of a bonsai tree as having its feet bound, but it’s true. Its size is limited by the amount of soil and nutrients available to it.

    1. Yepper…

      It reminds me of the foot-binding of young Oriental girls whose feet were bound to restrict their normal growth and make their feet as small as possible. Small feet were considered a desirable attribute to the ancient Orientals. Like the practice of Bonsai, the effect is painful and permanent and often crippling..

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