The Lumber Yard in America

On the evolution of the American lumber yard

The lumber yard in America
Has been changing over time
The colonists milled wood close to home
A board probably cost a dime

In John Walton's time
They sold to those they knew
At the base of a Virginia mountain
He milled the wood true

And now, the indie yard is rare
Home Depot, Lowe's have the market share
If I need plumbing or varnish
I can learn "plomeria" (in Spanish)

But they sell tools like routers, too
All types, electric and manual
Drywall and caulk and paint
And you can bring in your spaniel

Copyright 2009 - Mindy Makuta (aka MyFairLadyah)
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