Woodman spare that tree!
Touch not a single bough!
In youth it sheltered me,
And I’ll protect it now.
George Pope Morris (1802-1864)
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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