Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

Magnificent Magnolia Tree


My Magnolia tree is just spectacular
In the south is where it originally grew
So tall and sturdy and proud
I know you would think so too

Underneath each leaf I’ve found
Is just like velvet to touch
I’ve seen them in southern yards
And I loved them so very much

Enormous flowers decorate the trees
In an old-fashioned kind of way
They always make me smile
I wish they could forever stay

I’ve enjoyed them at plantations
All throughout the southern states
As I’ve traveled ‘round the country
A lovely statement they make

Now one adorns my entire landscape
At least it seems so to me
I brought it to Washington State
My magnificent Magnolia tree!

Submitted: Sunday, August 31, 2008
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  • Thad Wilk (9/1/2008 6:08:00 PM)

    Hi Marilyn! Delightful read! I have two Magnolia trees in front of my home, they are
    realy a beautiful tree to look at, i agree! ! *10*
    Best wishes!
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

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