Her mother is a dryad
. Leila, Sarika, Leila's new potential boyfriend, and her dryad
mother uncover a plot to poison the area around the grove so an auditorium can be built there and the friends attempt to save the grove.
People tapped a tree to say hello in the hope that the dryads
would look after them.
Thus a tree-fairy (or a dryad
) is, or was a minor spirit in the process of creation who aided [...] in the making effective of the divine Tree-idea or some part of it, or of even of some one particular example: some tree.
A valley of trees, heavy footed with kneeling trunks, could be a ring of clunky dryads
in mid-metamorphosis, surrounding the site of a former temple.
CLURICAUN As well as a fine assortment of dryads
, nymphs, goblins, Ireland has some notable Faery folk.
In the earlier toranas of 2nd-1st century bce, shalabhanjikas (dryads
) are employed as bracket figures.
Behind the trees releasing people Unexpectedly as dryads
. The arrival
Dark woods, overgrown ruins, sunken gardens, Low, lichen-covered walls, of crumbling stone, drying vines crawling up twisted columns, The haunted forest, a moonlit dryads
' circle, Whispered air where ghosts are broken hearts Lie in wait, to connect once more in dreams.
Nowhere more ominously does this occur than in "Song of the Redwood Tree": A California song, A prophecy and indirection, a thought impalpable to breathe as air A chorus of dryads
, fading, departing, or hamadryads departing, A murmuring, fateful, giant voice, out of the earth and sky, Voice of a mighty dying tree in the redwood forest dense (351)
Sylvia Plath, too, invoked dryads
in a pair of poems of 1957.
Hermes was an independent spirit who spread his seed among goddesses nymphs and dryads
. Hermes documents his awkward and painful affair with Aphrodite as he comes to understand why this off-and-on relationship with the goddess of Beauty could not work.
The three effectively sung dryads
were Andrea Coleman, Katherine Haugen and Karin Wolverton.