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Country Life

MY MISSOURI

My Missouri There are mountains and streams, lakes, prairies and plains Cities and towns and fields growing grain The Big Mississippi and muddy Missouri Forests and wildlife and storms with their fury Explorers Lewis and Clark began their great quest The Arch is a symbol, Gateway to the West Where our 33rd president, Harry Truman … Continue reading »

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Wildflowers of Spring

Wildflowers of Spring Wild violets and yellow buttercups signal spring’s arriving Along the road Sweet William in purple splendor thriving As I walk among them I smell their sweet perfume And see white clouds of dogwood on the hill in bloom Plumes of Indian paintbrush set the fields ablaze Colors from God’s palette, beauty for … Continue reading »

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Winter’s Deception

WINTER’S DECEPTION Craggy brown branches each glitter and dances in a lovely glass encased scene Prisms of ice, shine and entice as the sun rays glisten and gleam Trees covered in crystal, sounds like a pistol as limbs crack and crash to the ground Like chandeliers twinkling, sparkling and tinkling the ice makes a melodious … Continue reading »

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A Country Autumn

A Country Autumn Across earth’s canvas an unseen hand repaints the realm of trees and land The summer green of emerald hue is now a more eclectic view Patchworks of scarlet, bronze and gold, the vivid colors now unfold With autumn’s breath, leaves descend, signaling the summer’s end Quilting a shawl upon the earth, preparing … Continue reading »

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Mayberry

It was a place we all once lived, in a town that’s never been When everyone knew their neighbors and everybody was a friend When stories had a moral and goodness always won When a father took the time, to go fishing with his son A place where children played outdoors and elders were respected … Continue reading »

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