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The Maple Tree in My Backyard

  The maple tree in my backyard Is stately, sturdy, strong With a Crown that grazes Heaven And roots deep in the ground. The maple tree in my backyard In Springtime bursts out a billion buds In hues of green … Continue reading

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Chatterings

     It was a lazy Midwestern July afternoon. The heat had not yet become oppressive. I had recently refilled the bird-feeder, so daring warblers came to sample the seed despite my own presence on the patio.      There is a … Continue reading

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