Lilac Trees in Charlestown
They cluster at the window ledge, elegantly gowned in seasonable shades of softest violet, burgundy, and antique white, laughing and nodding.Skip to next paragraph
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Who could imagine these shimmering, perfumed sleeves lay once in mid-winter mantle serenely still hands folded just so?
It seems only yesterday each bough swayed with spritely clients returning to glean the warm, furrowed earth - too busy to notice the tight, fragrant buds.
Curiously, their breezy conversations are a mixture of memory and prophecy, a primeval and present first spring.