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Naturalist Notebook

Reviews and journal entries inspired by nature in West Central Illinois.

Just A Walk

Posted by Amanda Christenson - Poem

  It was a winter warm night So I zipped into my Carhart coat And pulled my Peruvian hat Down over my ears. Not one small sliver of moon Lit my solitary journey Down a trail my boots Knew by heart. Perhaps late for city concrete The ominous silhouettes Belong to bear-sized cedars Planted by birds. The only real...

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