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From the Swampyville Gazette!

You're the Poet!

Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words!

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Never to Ever! by L. Don Oliver

I've never seen the antelope play, Or been where the eagles ; Felt the warmth of a campfire, Or heard the lonely wolf _;

I've never seen a beautiful rainbow, Or heard a church bell _; Never in the darkness of night, Heard a sweet songbird _;

I've never felt wind upon my face, Or a gentle rain falling _; Never walked upon fresh fallen snow, When it blanketed the ___;

I've never seen a green forest, Or heard a lovely __; Never paused for a moment, To smell the scented _;

I've never seen a rambling brook, Or heard the children at _; Never walked along the beach shore, On a bright sun shining ;

I've never seen a mountain high, Or strolled the lush valley ; Never smelled a cultivated field, Or watched the flowers _;

I've never seen a deep blue sky, Or walked in the morning _; None of these things have I done, For me (the unborn) they do not __;

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The Flower Garden! by L. Don Oliver

She planted a flower garden, In the early spring; When the Eagle soars, And the Robins sing;

Pretty carnations and marigolds, Planted all in a row; She planted red roses, And watched them grow;

Every morning she cultivated them, With her lovely delicate hands; Until one day she succumbed,
From all of life's demands;

Most of the flowers lived, Some we could not save, We picked all the fresh ones, And placed them on her grave;

We planted a flower garden, In the early spring; When the Eagle soars, And the Robins sing;

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