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Banquet of color

Poem

By Peg Ormsby / October 5, 2007



Banquet of color Oak leaves sprinkle cinnamon among the cranberry and sweet potato maples; while lemoned elm leaves stir above a smorgasbord of sycamores. A pinch of spicebush to season, slow-cooking in the flame of bittersweet berries and firethorn, Queen Anne's lace decorates the table for a joe-pye and butterfly centerpiece bouquet. Come and savor the autumn hills' buffet.

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