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Catherine Cartwright-Jones © 2004
When the crop is ready to harvest, before the monsoon rains become heavy,
the farmer clips off all the new growth from the henna trees.
The farmer and his family stack the henna branches in tidy bunches to dry in the sun.
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The farmer and his family carry them to the roadside.
Camels come to pick up the henna bundles when they are dry,
and carry them to be cleaned.
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