Sugar Wood


stacked last July
in hopes and preparation
for this year’s syrup making

Service


home sweet home
the many duties
of the maple tree

Sugar Snow

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oh reign of candy rain
enticing trees
to let the sweetness flow

Sweet

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the warm west wind
these chilling nights
and sugar runs

Sugar

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if the necessary conditions
are not met
there will be no sugar on snow

Sugaring


First the sap runs, then drum drum drums
drop by drop into the buckets.
Soon to be simmered, then rolling boiled into maple syrup.
Oh that sweet sweet nectar of the mountain.