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A Day in the Forest

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A Day in the Forest

It was a calm, overcast day, and I found myself resting at the side of a large oak tree, admiring the beauty of the woods that surrounded me.

The sunless sky covered the woods over the treetops which created a canopy over my head. The crimson and auburn foliage was a magnificent sight, as this was the season known as Fall. There was a gentle breeze, creating the single sound of rustling leaves. The leaves appeared as though they were dying to fall out of the tree and join their companions on the forest floor. Together with pine needles and other flora the leaves formed a thick springy carpet for me to walk upon.

In the distance, the trail along which I had been walking wound through a thick velvet fog. Lining the path were tall trees that stoo...

In this essay, the author

  • Describes a day in the forest where they admired the beauty of the woods and the crimson and auburn foliage.
  • Describes how the trail wound through a thick velvet fog. tall trees lived peacefully in the stillness of the forest, while falling timber accompanied thickets of weeds.
  • Describes how they enjoyed the scent of pine needles and the ambiance of christmas. they realized that the forest was home to many wild creatures.
  • Opines that the forest was pure and clean, as though it had never been disturbed by man and his vicious life killing machines.
  • Narrates how they recognized an appreciation for nature as they left behind the somber forest. they realized there was more to nature than just trees and animals, but also the meaning of life.
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