The first snowfall
The Fir tree felt it with a thrill
And murmur of content;
The last dead leaf its cable slipt
And from its moorings went,
The self-same silent messenger
To one the shibboleth
Of Life imparting, and to one
The counter-sign of Death.
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:52
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