Who leaves the pine-tree, leaves his friend,
Unnerves his strength, invites his end.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:
A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen
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