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Thursday, December 04, 2008

The North Wind


The North Wind comes,
Ripping and howling,
Nipping and yowling,
Gnashing its broken teeth.
It beats the trees,
Bites passers-by,
Tormenting all in its path;
The sun itself flees
The cloud-driven sky,
Escaping the frigid wrath.
Summer is gone and winter is nigh;
Cold times, they are ahead: —
I wrap my cloak tighter with a sigh
And take me to my bed.


(AJ 12-3-08)
 

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Blogger SzélsőFa said...

:)

December 06, 2008 3:08 PM  

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