Childhood’s happy hour

O'er its green hills I've often stray'd 

In childhood's happy hour, 
Oft sought the nest along the shade 
& gather'd many a flower; 
& there, with playmates often join'd 
In fresher sports to plan; 
But now increasing years have coin'd 
Those children into man.


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Image by my friend #CarryAkroyd

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