Bluebirds on New Year’s Day

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Heart Isn’t Whole” by David Dunn

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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

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“The Strength of the Lonely” by Vachel Lindsay

The moon’s a monk, unmated,
Who walks his cell, the sky.
His strength is that of heaven-vowed men
Who all life’s flames defy.

They turn to stars or shadows,
They go like snow or dew—
Leaving behind no sorrow—
Only the arching blue.

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