Yoda’s summer home, I found. Deep within the remote river swamps of the Apalachicola National Forest, he lives. Magnificent and beautiful, the area called to me, in a dark force sort of way.
Signs warned of alligators and bears. On high alert, I was, watching, mindful ever.
Yoda’s friends, I glimpsed—lizards and swallowtail butterflies. Hidden, alligators and bears stayed away.
Luckily, lost, I didn’t become.
No, Yoda, I never saw with my own eyes, but watched and listened and waited, I did. His presence, I felt.
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