New Year's Falls Just at the Darkest Hour

Music: Black Mary.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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New Year's falls just at the darkest hour,
Even as the sun lies sick and dying.
When the darkness turns hope starts anew,
Year by year a lesson ever true,
Each of us the bitter cold defying.
All my life I want to be with you,
Restoring year by year our love-vined bower.

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