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as our strength lessens
by john k zimmerman
Sunday, February 01, 2004

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Hige sceal [th]e herdra, heorte [th]e cenre,
mod sceal [th]e nare [th]e ure maegen lytla[th].*

---The Battle of Maldon



long, long
the days ahead,
sans solace
sans mercy

long, long
the nights ahead
sans comfort
sans relief

take heart!
there is no escape
from the
weary the road

no peace at all
until
we reach the
Sea


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*"Will shall be the sterner, heart the bolder,
spirit the greater,as our stength lessens."
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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 3/5/2004
great!
Reviewed by jude forese 2/2/2004
excellent ... i like the metaphor of the sea and how its applied here ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/2/2004
You got me hook line and sinker with this one John!!

I agree!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/1/2004
There is never peace, except within the arms of Mother Ocean...interesting write, John, I did not really understand the quote though...but never said I had any smarts...:-) Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by anne cunningham 2/1/2004
ah, the sea. a journey worth it then
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