The Pond in Winter
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Even the first winter, there was enough of a pond for some to enjoy.
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Like a coyote off a cliff, sometimes he'd be half-way before he went under.
But there'd always come a splash:
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And coming out calls for four-foot drive.
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Even in the winter there was work to be done. The second season the island started to take shape,
and I had to go ahead and move the martin house on to it while I could still walk out there.
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Since then I've even learned to take the tiller out to the island by boat.