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The Last Year
This is the last year.
There will be no other,
but heartless nature
seemingly relents.
Never has a winter sun
spilled so much light,
never have so many flowers
dared such early bloom.
The air is brilliant, sharp.
Never have I taken
such long, long breaths.
Copyright by Jean Shapiro Cantu
 for the Estate of Robert Friend
frederick varley: georgian bay storm

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