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April may be the cruelest month
But December is the longest
The birth of the Great Light
For those of us stuck in the Darkness
Is a long process of Hope and Preparation
Shopping, addressing cards
Wrapping boxes, inviting guests
Attending events, cleaning house
Hanging lights, picking out the
Right tree, unpacking the ornaments
Finding the right spot for the ornament
Baking cookies, trips to the post office
The Light emerging
Out of Darkness
Is a lot of work