birch quotes

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The birch begins to crack its outer sheath
Of baby green and show the white beneath....
When Mr. Apollinax visited the United States
His laughter tinkled among the teacups.
Rude poets of the tavern hearth,
squandering your unquoted mirth,
"Three foggy mornings and one rainy day
Will rot the best birch fence a man can build."
Birch boughs enough piled everywhere!
All fresh and sound from the recent ax.
Nothing will be left white but here a birch,
And there a clump of houses with a church.
Such uncorrected visions end in church
Or registrar:
Better dressed and stacking birch,
or lost with the Faithful at Church--
anywhere, but somewhere else!
Late in the afternoon we passed a man on the shore fishing with a long birch pole.... The characteristics and pursuits of various ...
The birch stripped of its bark, or the charred stump where a tree has been burned down to be made into a canoe,--these are the onl ...
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