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The Winter Day

A sort-of-poem in homage to one of my favorites.

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The Winter Day

 

Tell me, what is it you plan to do

with your one wild and precious life? — Mary Oliver

 

In about ten months

I plan to vote.

It is my sacred privilege, as is

the right to keep my choice

private.

 

Today, I choose to walk

on a snowy path

hushed but for the sounds

of birds conversing

in a language

I don’t understand.

 

Tomorrow, the same.

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