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The Lemonade Tree
by Larry Pontius
Monday, October 28, 2002

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The Lemonade Tree

Have you ever found a miracle
Growing in your back yard?
I did yesterday.
It seems my daughter planted it
Just by wishing hard
For a game to play.

I know this sounds ridiculous
To adults like you and me,
But for one moment when she said
“Daddy look! A Lemonade Tree!”
I thought I saw it.

I thought I could feel
The coolness of a leafy sweet shade
Hiding the sun.
I thought I could taste
The sour of lemons
And the sugar of fun.

Of course, you and I know better.
There’s no way to grow
A Lemonade Tree.
What I saw and felt and tasted
Was a child’s mind aglow,
The joy of being three.

But, still, there was a miracle
In my yard yesterday;
No Lemonade Tree
But a miracle all the same.
For, a child at play
Touched the child in me.

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Reviewed by Sally Montoye (Reader) 10/28/2002
The child in me adored this poem. Sweet blessings to ya!
Reviewed by Sandi Braveheart 10/28/2002
Beautiful!
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 10/28/2002
Just wonderful. It's good not always to be sooo adult as to miss the wonder...

Gina
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 10/28/2002
Great write Larry!!!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 10/28/2002
Heartfelt write indeed!!!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/28/2002
heartfelt write!
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