Frosty Days

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We’ve had a whole string of frosty days… both first and second snow have fallen.

But best of all is the frost–

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–that teams with Sun’s brilliance to turn grass to diamond-studded spears

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and grace things long dead with crystalline beauty…

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Turned earth lies like frozen crater fields housing frosted treasure.P1130358

Once-sodden leaves now shuffle crisp and fragile underfoot.

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The chard is clad in ermine.

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And every seedy head has become a marvel…

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Frost, in killing, beautifies.

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–LS

“For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh.” II Cor.4:11

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