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Extraordinary art cards are complete works of art, featuring our custom photography on the front and inspired prose on the back.

Blank interior with removable note sheet for you to write your own personalized message.

100% cotton fiber 32 lb. paper
Ivory wove finish, acid free, archive safe
Comes with a matching envelope.
Printed in U.S.A.

5½ x 8½ in. folded size.

Product Code: CRD-04-004

Spring Lambs & Birthdays
We Pass This Way But Once

 

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We Pass This Way But Once

There is a family on the farm
over the hill;
Four girls there are, and each
was eleven but once.
-- This, was the youngest's eleventh.

Winter was old and mild,
but spring, almost too young to know;
Evening it was, with light dusting snow,
and the barn was a miracle below.
-- Spring, to sheep bring lambs.

Warm light there streamed,
out through the low barn window;
One pane missing,
with sound coming through.
-- The girl in red, sheep in soft white,

little lambs and a cat nose-to-nose.
Outside I was, but looking in,
like a glass it drew my memories
(As if I were but eleven again!)
What's this, how can it be,
That she and I can see this way?
-- And the winter wind softly blows.

The mild wind whispered:
'Be not surprised,
for you neither know where I come or go,
but One there is Who purposes so.'
Yet it is, that we pass this way but once,
and in that once, we have changed.
-- The lambs are now sheep...some have gone.

-/-

(From the July 1st 1980 Entry
 in the Journal of a Computer Jockey
 by James I. Petersen, www.inkstainedmedia.com)

 

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