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  • Swans paddle near their
    nests hidden by reeds
    in waters turned green
    by reflected trees

    More adventurous
    swans leave a smooth
    blue wake as they head
    towards a river
    island now covered
    with summers green
    robes, and small boats wait
    for their owners to
    walk down through hazy
    light to rejoice this
    lazy, gentle day.
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