A Beginning And End Essay

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A Beginning and End

     Thesis: There is a reason for all seasons, two of which are spring with its new beginning and autumn with its incipient decline.

     I. Spring
      A. Daylight
      B. Gardens
      C. Insects
      D. Color
      E. Nests
      F. Migratory birds
G. Coats of animals
H. Rain
II. Autumn
      A. Daylight
      B. Gardens
      C. Insects
      D. Color
      E. Nests
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Gardens are being tilled and planted for the ground is warm and will soon break with sprouts of future bounty. Butterflies of every color are seen flittering and fluttering, while insects of all kinds are heard buzzing and humming. Butterfly and insects eagerly emerge from their winter homes intent on the tasks which lie ahead. The landscape is a palette of every shade of green imagineable. Before my very eyes, a kaleidoscope of colors splash the horizon as buds, leaves, and blossoms spring forth and pollen fills the air. The nests of foul, squirrel, and other animals are busy with activity for they are full with their young. Droves of geese and other migratory birds flying in formation are seen and heard returning to spring's warmer weather. Furry, feathery, and slimy creatures have begun shedding their heavier coats as they, too, prepare for the warmer temperatures.
The intermittent spring showers encourage the abundant new growth of iris, narcissus, tulips, and daffodils.
     Months later, as I gaze out my window I notice the transformation that is now taking place. What was once warm, bustling, and fresh has become cool, calm, and wilted.
     There is a stillness in the air as autumn appears. It is as if mother nature sat, stretched her arms, and yawned, announcing the time has come for a much needed rest. The nights are longer which makes it harder to wake. As
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