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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, April 01, 1908, Image 5

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D E P A R T M E N T S Literary “ MOON OF SNOWSHOES” It is the Moon of Snowshoes Down off th e northern hill Through the fringe of ragged pine trees Conies the snow wind driving shrill. It is the Moon of Snowshoes The lakes are iced acrost, And the trees in the gaunt, black forests Snap sharply in the frost. It is the Moon of Snowshoes W here the seal and the muskox lie The dance o f departed spirits W aves across the sky. It is the Moon of Snowshoes A n d shiver the lumber crew, For through the dark and the wind drift Comes the howl of the loup garou. It is the Moon of Snowshoes T h e fire is bright and warm, Come gather round the hearthstone A n d warm ye from the storm. g . v. v

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