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A LONG TIME AGO…?

A LONG TIME AGO…?

I greeted a Christian neighbor,

Who came to ask a favor…

“Christ is risen indeed”–

Her comment hit me–

Did she think all this poor vapor?

Her comment was sad and slow,

“Yes, but a long tome ago…”

Tired perhaps,

Or a lapse

Of enthusiasm…I don’t know!

–Jonathan Caswell