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Solstice

21 Dec

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This is the solstice, the still point
of the sun, its cusp and midnight,
the year’s threshold
and unlocking, where the past
lets go of and becomes the future;
the place of caught breath, the door
of a vanished house left ajar.

Solstice Poem, Margaret Atwood

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3 Comments

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Moons

 

3 responses to “Solstice

  1. marginmirror

    December 21, 2016 at 10:39 am

    Lovely!

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  2. Elizabeth Ingraham

    December 21, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    And not a moment too soon!

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  3. margarethd

    December 21, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    A beautiful piece

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