sugar maple | Description, Uses, & Facts | Britannica

 

With the Summer festival season nearly upon us, I thought that I'd write a chant to honor our regional pagan land sanctuary, Sweetwood Temenos: so-called from its sumptuous sacred grove of sugar maples

Among other things.

 

I've Got Sweet Wood

 

I've got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

You've got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

We've all got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

la la la la la la

 

He's got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

She's got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

They've got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

la la la la la la

 

Then you go around the circle, naming names, to embarrass honor those present.

 

Jack's got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

Jill's got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

We've all got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

la la la la la la

 

And to finish off, of course, you bring it home again.

 

I've got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

You've got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

We've all got Sweet Wood

(clap clap   clap CLAP clap)

la la la la la la

 

Acer saccharum - Wikipedia

 

Suggestive, you say? Suggestive?

Really, whatever could you mean?