Treasure Island

Alvin Schaut

Poems of Alvin Schaut

1. A Deep Woods Tranquility 2/17/2010
2. A Place To Grow 2/17/2010
3. A Special Place To Be 10/25/2010
4. Leaves of Change 2/17/2010
5. Light 2/17/2010
6. Nature's Embrace 2/17/2010
7. Ode To The Peshtigo 2/17/2010
8. People of Wisconsin 2/17/2010
9. Places of Wisconsin 2/17/2010
10. Rainforest Surround 2/17/2010
11. Snowfall 2/17/2010
12. Water Anew 2/17/2010
13. Wind 1/9/2012
14. Winters touch 2/16/2010

Ode To The Peshtigo

It starts as just a trickle, a spring which comes up from the ground, fed by many tributaries, to become one of the biggest rivers around.

Always there, constant flow.
Before it had its name, Native Americans used it as a highway, for even today people still travel it the same way.

This river has seen many a traveler, explorers, settlers, trappers, loggers, fishermen, hunters and boaters.

Spring, summer, fall and in winter, even though covered with a blanket of ice and snow, the river

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