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SPRING

Here and there on branches bare

A cocoon earthward swings,

Waiting, a month or two, to be a zoo,

Of six-legged flying things.

Earth is so pleased to end the freeze,

It’s bursting up with joy.

And down the street, with peddling feet,

Rides a six-year boy.[1] 

– eab, Apr. ’71

[1] Andrew in the first grade, riding his new red bike on Paris Ohio sidewalks, bought by Granddaddy and Grandmother Scarbrough.

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