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Florida Everglades

Silence flows deeply through this hammock broken only by rustle of white wings sweeping toward morning light. Wind breathes quietly through giant branches gray with lichen while on the gumbo-limbos tree snails hang in motionless beauty. This memory I carry back as a talisman to my busy world.

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