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    January 1

    The geese last night were chanting
    As they flew high overhead:
    Oh! So late . . . Oh! So late . . .
    So late:
    The frosts at last have glazed our lawns,
    But brooks still gurgle, free of ice,
    And winter coats still wear the dust
    Their hangered exile has deposed.

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    a fable of a read
    enchantng
    it may never try
    but when it does it sigh
    it is just that
    good
    it fly

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    A winter delayed. The transition from outside to inside the closet is very nicely done. I hear and see the geese. I don't think you need to repeat and explain "So late" -- if the writing is good enough to carry the picture, and it clearly is.

    "But do you really, seriously, Major Scobie," Dr. Sykes asked, "believe in hell?"
    "Oh, yes, I do."
    "In flames and torment?"
    "Perhaps not quite that. They tell us it may be a permanent sense of loss."
    "That sort of hell wouldn't worry me," Fellowes said.
    "Perhaps you've never lost anything of importance," Scobie said.

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    Enjoyed.

    Curious to the use of the word "deposed".

    Ta ! (short for tarradiddle),
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    deposed == deposited
    now considered somewhat archaic

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    Very nice. I felt emotion with this

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