In August, the Large Masses of Berries

by Henry David Thoreau

In August,
the large masses of berries, which,
when in flower,
had attracted many wild bees,
gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue,
and by their weight again
bent down and broke their tender limbs.

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Henry David Thoreau
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