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Now in the middle of my days I glean

this truth that has a flower’s freshness:

life is the gold and sweetness of wheat,

hate is brief and love immerse.

Let us exchange for a smiling verse

that verse scored with blood and gall.

Heavenly violets open, and through the valley

the wind blows a honeyed breath.

Now I understand not only the man who prays;

now I understand the man who breaks into song.

Thirst is long-lasting and the hillside twisting;

but a lily can ensnare our gaze.

Our eyes grow heavy with weeping,

yet a brook can make us smile.

A skylark’s song bursting heavenward

makes us forget it is hard to die.

                      by Gabriela Mistral

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