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Forest could keep secretsForest could keep secrets
Take an apple. Chop it into quarters.Count out three. These represent the lakesthat nestle inside countries, all the snaking rivers joined with seas – the blue that’s water.
Next door live three old ladies. They’re sisters, well into their eighties, but to us kids, they seem beyond time.
The phone ringsBut never long enoughFor the Slow Man.
By the timeThe set’s switched onHis favourite programme’s over.