marcella durand

Pastoral


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I Can See Russia


I can see Russia from where I stand and where I stand in Russia I can see Japan and from Japan I can see China and in China I am neighbors with North Korea, Mongolia, Tibet, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, India, Bhutan and Russia, and from Kyrgyzstan, I can see Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and from Tajikistan I can see Afghanistan and in Afghanistan I have lots of neighbors—they are: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China, India, Pakistan and Iran, and in Iran I can see Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, and I am neighbors with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey and Iraq, and from where I stand in Iraq I can see Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and in Kuwait my neighbors are Saudi Arabia and Iraq and in Saudi Arabia my neighbors are Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the Sultanate of Oman, and Yemen, and I can see Bahrain, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan and Egypt, and in Somalia I can see Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya, and in Kenya my neighbors are Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, and Sudan and across Lake Victoria I can see Rwanda and in Rwanda my neighbors are Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Democratic Republic of Congo my neighbors are many, they are Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Sudan, Central African Republic, Zambia, Angola and Congo, and across the Atlantic Ocean along the equator I can see Brazil and in Brazil my neighbors are Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, and in French Guiana I can see Suriname and in Suriname I can see French Guiana, Guyana and Brazil, and in Guyana I can see Suriname, Brazil and Venezuela, and in Venezuela my neighbors are Guyana, Brazil, and Colombia and I can see Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the Dominican Republic, and in the Dominican Republic, my neighbor is Haiti, and in Haiti, my neighbor is the Dominican Republic and I can see Jamaica and Cuba and in Cuba I can see the Bahamas and the United States of America and in the United States of America my neighbors are Mexico and Canada and I can see Russia.