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Milkweed Haikus

Contributed by Lorrie Preston

Milkweed...airborne seeds
Holding promise for Monarchs
Carried by the wind.


Starry milkweed blooms
Pollinators dream come true
Nature's sweet perfume.


Strong, fleshy milkweed
If given a chance by man
Monarch's answered prayers.

-- Lorrie Preston,
Harrisburg, PA

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