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I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree

A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year

The most ambitious poetry collection for children ever published

From Nosy Crow in collaboration with the National Trust

Waterstones Childrens Gift of the Year

"A breath-taking compendium of words and pictures that beg to be read and cherished."

— Waterstones

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THE WIND

I saw you toss the kites on high, And blow the birds about the sky; And all around I heard you pass, Like ladies’ skirts across the grass — O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song! I saw the different things you did, But always you yourself you hid. I felt you push, I heard you call, I could not see yourself at all — O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song! O you that are so strong and cold, O blower, are you young or old? Are you a beast of field and tree, Or just a stronger child than me? O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song!

Robert Louis Stevenson

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