Winter is just a soft breath away

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    Winter is just a soft breath away

    Winter is just a soft breath away
    In ancient circles the fires have died
    Old harvest ceremonial rites
    An evening for speaking to the dead

    Crisp and clear, a cold November day
    The sun sinks down to rest on hillsides
    In its slow migratorial flight
    Down south to where all the birds have fled

    Nearer now the lean winter wolfs’ bay
    Where the unmentionable abides
    Hope dimming in time with winters’ night
    Green summer gods lie restlessly dead

    Winter is just a soft breath away

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    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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