Grandma’s Florida


In 1927

or was it


Low planes,

an attraction,

clipped the pecan

tree leaves

that fell onto

the sand.

No lawns,

you see,

the pecan trees

shot up

into the sky.

October days


and the boys

climbed up

shook down

the pecans

into gunny

sacks for sale.

New Yorkers

would buy

not locals.

They all

had pecans


many sold

to New York.

The old cabin



yes, even down



built on sand

with blocks

the tornado

turned the

house. Then

they put it right

then left

for Maryland.

*the photo of my grandmother was taken in 1946

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I am a 7-year-old​ stuck in a twenty-something's body. I enjoy long walks on the beach and peanut butter on waffles. If the following combinations of letters mean anything to you: OYAN, LotR, F.R.O.G., AiO, OBPC, DIY Then we can be friends. And if not, we still can be friends!

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