Chinaberry Beads

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By Elaine Crump

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

Chinaberry Beads

ABOUT Elaine Crump

Elaine Crump



The title of this little book, Chinaberry Beads , was chosen from the name of the tree that grew in the Acadia area in the 1800s, and was called the chinaberry tree. Children used to pick the berries and make jewelry out of them. I like to think of these poems as being like those little beads, and I tried to pick out the prettiest designs of all-specially for you! -from the Author's Foreword In this volume of her poetry, Elaine Carmichael Crump creates delicate word pictures in free verse. Her writing talent is gracefully demonstrated in her moving poem,