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This week's words;

Sunday - Instructions

Monday- Motorcycle

Tuesday- Wildflower

Wednesday- Asparagus

Thursday- Stopwatch

Friday - Confetti


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« on: February 05, 2019, 06:13:16 PM »

Magnolia now and holly
Broadleaf evergreens
Spots in the bare woods, the holly trees
Rhododendron close by walls.

These are the leaves of Winter
And needles of pine and fir
A place to hide for sparrows
Though bracken does them well.

On a cold cold day a hawk perches low
Feathers formed in a ball
Face to face I talk to him
Of Winterís bitter cold.

Magnolia leaves keep their shine
For a while when they fall
Glisten on earth, a fallen hawk
Until the weather shifts.

Holly shows a red berry
Just the female tree
Prepare the wood for daffodils
The yellow burst of Spring.

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