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Ah, in the birth of our child,

Love as dream descends upon the earth.

Reality is clothed in heavenly light

Like the Spirit dancing on a flowering tree;

Blossoms of happiness are strewn across

The wondrous Earth, in its willingness

For life, fertility, growth, and warmth.


Cloudsley, Tim, MA; British independent academic researcher and writer, poet, essayist, and short story writer resident in Colombia; formerly lecturer in Sociology at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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