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Nash, Edith / Practice the here and now: selected writings of Edith Nash
(2001)

Nash, Edith
Cranberry beds,   p. 54


Page 54

54proud like lions, gaggled like geese, mourned like doves, boasted like
bantam roosters (Rhode Island Reds), and sang a loony tune.
Cranberry Beds
From all the woods and water
The heavy trees, the wild prairie,
Where the deer bed down
Cleared land for new cranberry beds
Stars and constellations are fixed
The center holds and holds me in.


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