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Swampyville’s - “The Garden”

You're the Poet!

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

Demands, grave, grow, hands, row, save, sing, sing, spring, spring.

The Garden! by L. Don Oliver

She planted a flower garden, In the early ___; When the Eagle soars, And the Robins _;

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

Every morning she cultivated them, With her lovely delicate __; Until one day she succumbed,

From all of life's
__;

Most of the flowers lived, Some we could not _, We picked all the remaining ones, And placed them on her __;

We planted a vegetable garden, In the early __; Now that the Eagle isn't allowed to soar, And the Robins are forbidden to _;

Previous Poem.

The Banshee's Cry! (The Death of a Nation) By L. Don Oliver

Walking down a darkened street, Within the silence of my mind; Searching for I know not what, That was so very hard to find;

Stumbling alone into the night, I felt something go rushing by; An apparition all dressed in gray, I heard the Banshee's cry;

Screaming all about me, Darting here and to the fro; Swirling around my very being, Relieved as I watched her go;

Her wailing was so haunting, But I did not take time to see; When I turned the final corner, She was waiting there for me;

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