I hold the hand of an
old man who presents me
with a picture of his daughter
She died and both of
his parents departed by pain… 38 more words
Saturday, February 22 was our first president, George Washington’s, birthday. As a kid we celebrated the birthday of early and significant presidents on their actual birth days and also had that day off from school, so the dates stick in my mind As a child the story about Washington cutting down a cherry tree was common, hence my immediate connection, as a baker and dessert consumer, to CHERRY PIE. 579 more words
I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.
- Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair