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‘Tis no ordinary night.

Tomorrow a birthday looms.

Another year of life and light,

And I’m this side the tombs.

 

What has one year wrought?

Who is better because I lived it?

Where have I the lost sought?

To what good has live sieved it?   

 

Tomorrow, three score plus two,

Of the Biblical three score and ten.

Years as cattle, not a few,

Over yonder hill, now wend.

          – eab, 2/10/05

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