Copper Beech Etched in the Garden

A handsome beech

Stole under the hedgerow

Etched itself furtively

Into a space

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Grew slender limbs

And hardy roots

Raised itself and threw

A delicate lace

~

Of burnished leaves

Up to the blue

A copper beech

In the garden’s embrace

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2015

Copper Beech