Sunday, 11 August 2013

The death of trees

I was reading a little bit of "The Thief of Time" on our car journey back from Sunday lunch, which features the personification of death.  Grace asked if death is a skeleton how does he see?  Before i could struggle for an answer she has how dead trees see. This is how the conversation went:

G: How do dead trees see?
Me: Well they don't see, trees don't have eyes.
G: What about a person dressed up as a dead tree how do they see?
Me: well they might have holes for there eyes.
G: But trees don't have eyes so they wont have holes so how does someone dressed up as a dead tree without eye holes see?
Me: Maybe they can't.


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