Twenty

Music: Miss Noble.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced at
Ancient Music of Ireland.

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Twenty is a time for climbing mountains
Without the urge to send a message home.
Even camping high in snow and ice,
None would ponder precipice or price,
Taking off the first time on one's own.
Yet alpine lakes descend to marble fountains.

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