Iron Mountain ski jump

Iron Mountain ski jump

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Lament of the Pine-a poem

CHRIST IN WINTER: Reflections on Faith from a Place of Winter for the Years of Winter… ©

I am beautiful, you say,
my boughs weighed down
with snow,
but beauty is a burden
hard to bear.
I long for slanting
summer sun,
to save me
from this beauty.

John Robert McFarland

The “place of winter” mentioned in the title line is Iron Mountain, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where life is defined by winter even in the summer! [This phrase is explained in the post for March 20, 2014.]

I have also started an author blog, about writing, in preparation for the publication, by Black Opal Books, of my novel, VETS, in 2015.

I tweet as yooper1721.

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