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To explain

To explain that it is difficult is easier than to explain.

I sort the words with care, but one is missing,

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the key to all.

Bells ring, hours grow, hearts fill with wonder, silence falls over running feet, trees tear asunder.

These things happen, and no one knows

why they happen,

I can not form the word to unfold the answer

of the foreign star.

Color sings, love glows, a baby opens his eyes, voices call, lambs bleat, the star fills the sky.

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