I will suffer and rejoice. I will accept want and plenty. I will feel love and grief on the ground where I am planted.
Early March in Central Illinois. Mostly brown, a little green.
Even a mild winter has its share of desolation.
A lament for all Midwesterners.
Winter here is pitiless.
Direct quotes from Maples, Pines, & Oaks (Funks Grove, IL)
We may not have mountains, but we have the Wabash River
The plants growing on the Illinois prairies and in the Illinois woods are beautiful because they’re hardy. Their roots reach down deeper than the cold…
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