Pine tree,
Escapee, from Adirondack park
You speak to me steadily,
Grandfather brought you home in 1945,
After the war,
Shaded green, dark, emerald,
Here, and there, a pine cone,
Lone spire sits atop
Digit pointing,
Thirsts for sky's nectar

Frank Attanasia
FRANK ATTANASIA is a Synodically rostered deacon from Brooklyn, New York. Since a boy he has enjoyed spending time in the Adirondacks with his family. This is his third appearance in TAR.
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