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Fruits and Flowers

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Fruits and Flowers
Description FRUITS AND FLOWERS Halbert S. Greaves Salt Lake City, Utah Professional Division First Place Historical Essay "A boy's will is the wind's will And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts." apple tree north of our dome in Ephraim and east of a fine, thick hedge of lilac bushes that separated our attractive front yard from the shabby chicken run, chicken shed, and pig pen. The apples were called early harvests. The tree was of for young boys to climb, to sit in, to pick apples and eat them. And they did ripen early. My memory of the delight-in the meadows west of town, the alfalfa fields, or pea patch is bright and clear. The shade of the branches over- as sweet and juicy. My mother never seemed to worry about the apples spo^l- ing my appetite for supper; good food is good food whether it comes from an apple tree or the supper table of a fine eaten at noon and supper toward evening.) A family of hungry boys could strip a small apple tree Southeast of the apple tree was a giant black-cherry to easy to climb, for 11 was tat] . slender*, and its branches farther apart than those on the apple tree. It did not bear one hand while reaching out with the other to get a few cherries. I wonder that I did not lose my balance, tumble to the ground and crack my head. But I survived the perils of -68-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323645
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323645