Winter Is the World's Long Sleep

Music: Fugue in D minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by
J. Marques.

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Winter is the world's long sleep,
In which the soil gets its rest,
Naked 'neath its blanket white,
Tucked in for the frigid night,
Earth by bitter north wind blessed,
Restored to life by slumber deep.

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