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November 15, 2020


Leonids passed by last night/just before dawn. The air face-aching cold, I stepped out, the dog on leash. He nosed down and I looked up, but didn’t see a single meteor showering down in its final glory. Just the same, the sky before first light still serves up some mystery. I think Frost felt that.

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