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Madrone

Like the arbutus She stands tall, magnificent Facing the ocean, fiercely rugged The wind howls, poised to fight Beating her, whipping, pushing her back Like the arbutus She stands strong, magnificent. Like the arbutus She stands strong, resilient Facing the wind, a survivor The gusts bending her frame Hitting her, pounding, pushing her back Like […]

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