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Spring on West Canton Street

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Joined: 2009-11-05

This is a little poem I wrote years ago, but it seems appropriate at this time of the year, especially in the south end of Boston.

Spring on West Canton Street

Your street is a wedding.
Magnolia petals strew the steps,
the cheery tree hangs like a veil,
and bouquets blossom at every door.

Young women with smiles
dance along the sidewalk,
they catch the flowers as they fall
while each man walks with a new purpose.

Helen Bergeron Betz

Joined: 2011-03-29
Great first line! I love the

Great first line! I love the imagery of the street as a wedding and the cherry tree as a veil.

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