Breath of Life

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July 21, 2011 by WITS Editor

Arctic Ice

Image by U.S. Geological Survey via Flickr

Breath of Life

(inspired by the Upside Down exhibit at the Menil Collection)

The cold beauty of snow

fills the enormous Arctic.

The lit-up sun glistens

in the snow.  I fall down

in the angel-white snow.

Lost somewhere in the snow

I hear the beautiful snow owls

hooting.  It’s so relaxing being

upside down in the breath

of life.

By Mary Therese, age 9

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