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Mother Nature's Nest

By Alana R.
Grade 12, Colorado

Amongst the lofty braches lies a bird's nest-
She sits and sways to the lonely winds of winter.
Not a creature lives or stirs upon her,
Nor a chick or fowl sleeps within her.
Old and crickety like the tree she rests on-
Her only dweller is a patch of white snow
Nestled safely in her arms,
Waiting to melt.