September 30, 2014

Now we have all come in, having put the garden to bed, and we wait for winter to pull a chilly sheet over its head.
—Jane Kenyon
  American poet (1947-1995)

Source:"Good-by and Keep Cold" (essay) in A Hundred White Daffodils (buy from Amazon)

Reflection for the Day appears in the Boston Globe every Monday through Saturday, on the last pages of the "g" section. The year 2014 marks the feature's thirtieth year of publication.

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