Sixty-Five

Music: The Four Seasons: Spring, Mvt. 2, Largo.
By Antonio Vivaldi.
Performed by John Harrison with the Wichita State University Chamber Players at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons: Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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Sixty-five surrounds herself with beauty -
In her home, her garden, and her duty.
Xerophytes might flourish without rain;
This woman likes more temperate terrain
Yielding fruits and friendships, grace and grain.

For her there is a unity of toil
In caring for community and soil,
Vineyards of the heart and of the hand,
Ecologies of love and of the land.


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