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Fire And Ice
MS (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Fire And Ice

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

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A good meditation on an affliction. I had 20% hearing in my left ear for over a year - and then it shot back up in one strange moment almost to to 85%. It is irritating and humiliating - sometimes you just want to be off along so you; lre not saying WHAT all the time.
..............with your further modification, the message gains added resonance: -)
Woo, a warning for us all: -)