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Arbor's Summer Fling by Gregory Cicio



It was a bright August morning

The trees were infatuated with the sky’s great power

Their leaves lapped at the heavens as if to suckle of its sustenance

Roots bulging with excitement

Branches reaching out in ecstasy

Leaves inhaling the sweet aroma of the late summer breeze

No thought of tempest or storm

No modesty in the midst of the surrounding neighbors

For the seasons had been painfully long

Thirst and expectation had been in great supply

Yet now in these unscripted moments they are one with the heavens and it is glorious
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Gregory Cicio

I was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Brooklyn, NY. The son of a long line of entertainers whose collective accomplishments have included: (Mom-Miriam Cicio/a.k.a.Toni Price)Musical radio programs in D.C. (Father-Phil Cicio/a.k.a. Phil Ott-Zu Fara) Participation in the creation of the American Guild of Variety Artists Grandfather Leon Dashoff Participation in the creation of the "Little Symphony Orchestra of Washington D.C." which later became part of the National Symphony orchestra (Grandfather- Leon Dashoff) As a descendant of Walt Whitman, (via Grandmother Charlotte Whitman) writing has always been in his blood. Greg Cicio has written and co-produced the contemporary Christian music album “Desires of Kings” and has written numerous business/professional materials. "Seed of the Dogwood" is my first novel. more…

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