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A Poem: An Upstate New York Villanelle 

This is how the day unfolds
our meadow blanketed in snow
the two of together and alone

Second day of silence holds
Outside our window, wild winds blow
This is how the day unfolds

Words freeze in this bitter cold
The one I know is no longer known
the two of us together and alone

Pages of books become his foxhole
drowned in some scholarly undertow
This is how the day unfolds

Immobilized by all that we withhold
mute players in this weary scenario
the two of us together and alone

until he reaches for my hand to hold.
We rest for a moment in this new tableau
This is how the day unfolds
two of us together, not quite alone

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