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Joyce Coomer: Lament for wanton destruction of natural beauty

For those who care: Two glorious trees whose branches and leaves provided homes for the birds and a voice for the wind. Slaughtered for no good reason. - JOYCE M. COOMER

By Joyce M. Coomer
Guest editorial

On our road . . .

- Day lilies. Gone.

- Jewelweed. Gone.


- Chicory. Gone.

- Clumps of daisies and wildflowers I cannot name. Gone.
Destroyed by man's fear of the Un-neat.

On the approach to town . . .

- Two glorious trees whose branches and leaves provided homes for the birds and a voice for the wind. Slaughtered for no good reason.

I do not know how much more wanton destruction my soul can stand.

- Joyce M. Coomer


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