#PoeticThursday . . . The Beechnut Fairy

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The Beechnut Fairy

O the great and happy Beech,
Glorious and tall!
Changing with the changing months,
Lovely in them all:

Lovely in the leafless time,
Lovelier in green;
Loveliest with golden leaves
And the sky between,

When the nuts are falling fast,
Thrown by little me—
Tiny things to patter down
From a forest tree!

By Mary Cicely Barker

Artist Mary Cicely Barker

          Text and image source: Snowwolfs Woodland Nook https://www.facebook.com/531188960392510/posts/1691894950988566/

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