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This sudden snow:


the prairie is!

Those houses are:


under roofs of snow -

That hill up to the cloud is:


            by snow creeks down to town -

This footpath is:

            a bare line

across white field -

            This woman appears

            thru drift of snow:

a red coat.

A Sudden Measure

George Bowering

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translated from the Spanish written by
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