Sunday #Poetry: A December Day

“Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.”
~Joseph Roux

“A December Day”
Robert Fuller Murray

THAT’S no December sky!
Surely ’tis June
Holds now her state on high
Queen of the noon.

Only the tree-tops bare
Crowning the hill,
Clear-cut in perfect air,
Warn us that still

Winter, the aged chief,
Mighty in power,
Exiles the tender leaf,
Exiles the flower.

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