Twenty-Eight

Music: A la Claire Fontaine.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Twenty-eight enjoys a busy morning
Working unabated in her garden.
Each tiny plant is years away from bloom,
Needing now the gift of ample room
To grow before the ground begins to harden.
Yet there is much to savor in this dawning.

Each year the winter whistles its chill warning,
Inviting her to lay aside her burden,
Glimpse unsought of universal doom.
However, she knows well her inner guerdon:
To tend the garden round an ancient tomb.





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