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This week's theme: Winter as Subject and Symbol
January 14: Winter2
January 15: Though Winter Come, Thy Will Be Done
January 16: Winter3
January 17: For You There Is No More Enduring Passion
January 18: She Harbored No Illusions
January 19: Twenty-Six

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Twenty-Six

Twenty-six whistles in the wind,
Well aware of bitter times ahead.
Even in the midst of winter snow,
Needing all the woodcraft he might know,
The young man has no fear or sense of dread.
Yet like us all, of course, he's running blind.

So let the coming years to him be kind,
In which, as good and bad both come and go,
Xerophytes will bloom, by deep springs fed.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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