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The Colder the Winter the Warmer the Spring

The colder the winter the warmer the spring, Where from nature’s palette life’s colors are drawn— Though mute I must be in my heart still I sing, For the darker the night the brighter the dawn. The deeper the sorrow the greater the joy, As shadows and sunlight play alternately— No doubt or despair can this longing destroy For my wild swan brothers soon to be free. When misunderstanding and envy abound, When devilish obstacles threaten me, I must tap an inner resource profound— For the wise will rejoice and the foolish flee. The fiercer the tempest the sweeter the calm That will promise a splendid rainbow to bring— Though muffled in silence may all hear my psalm— The colder the winter the warmer the spring. ~ Harley White * * * * * * * * * Song Lyric, from: One Two Three a Trilogy – Three – “The Wild Swans” – a rendering in musical theater by Harley White – based on the Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen (1805—1875) Excerpts from Trilogy – click on “Trilogy excerpts”… [ harleywhite.awardspace.com ]

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Date: 3/18/2016 11:39:00 AM
This is one of the bright part of a moody day as today for me. I am blessed reading this piece. Keep on writing lovely. cheers!
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Harley White
Date: 3/18/2016 3:57:00 PM
Thanks for the lovely comment! I'm pleased you enjoyed it.