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August Treasure (or Thimbleberries)
by Carol Van Der Woude

Monday, December 13, 2010
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 One of the activities that I enjoy in Upper Michigan is picking wild berries. I have expressed my enjoyment of thimbleberries in this poem.

 

                                                         August Treasure

 

Ripe in August

Along creek beds,

Rambling into forest

 

Bright red jewels

Peeping from a maze of leaves

Berries for a fingertip

 

It’s an adventure

To find the wild bushes,

Reach for beckoning berries

 

One berry at a time

To fill a cup,

And then another

 

It’s an urgent task

Cleaning berries that seem to melt

To make a jar of jam

 

Thimbleberry jam

August treasure saved

For a winter brunch

 

One category of my blog is dedicated to berries and cherries. The url for my website- blog is: http://carolvanderwoude.authorweblog.com                               

                     

 

 

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