Willow trees have fascinated me since I was a child. I have always loved them, and when I started writing my first novel, I Am a Muse, I decided to feature one in the book. It appears as early as the first chapter.
The house inhabited by one of my characters is called Willow Hill. The willow tree at the bottom of the garden is a recurrent element in the narrative, a sort of focus point.
I might add an illustrated willow tree to the pages of my book. I have found a few examples of what I have in mind...
The willow tree is rich in symbolism and is present in cultures and religions across the world.
It is mainly associated with death and mourning, communication with the dead, reflection, inner vision, dreams, healing and femininity.
I think therefore I write.
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