Marianna Jo Arolin
Many years ago, an11yr. old girl, Marianna Jo, climbed up and onto a sturdy branch of a large, sprawling elm tree overlooking the Crow River that coursed through the acreage of her family's farm near Hanover MN. This soon became a favorite spot to sit, resolve her adolescent problems, and dream of her future.
Marianna Jo loved picking wildflowers as she walked through the meadow along the river to get to her secluded hide-away in the elm tree, It was in the safety of the big elm's arms that she brought her school tablet and penciled the words to her first poems. An ou more...
Here In My Garden