The Burning Christmas Snow on Horseshow Mountain

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 16
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1984
Type Text
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Language eng
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Title The Burning Christmas Snow on Horseshow Mountain
Description THE BOKHIBG CHRISTMA5 SHOW OH HORSESHOE MOOBTAIH (1928) Halbert S. Greaves Salt lake City, Dtah Professional Division First Place Poetry The gentle snow concealed the Horseshoe peaks And sheltered them from rays of midday sun Until the snowfall ceased when day was done. The evening sun set western skies aflame And aent its waning warmth against the snow On Horseshoe's crest and endleaa slopes below. Across the valley, western mountain peaks Reached tip to gather in the lingering light And cloak the flaming sun in frigid night. But Hature chose that wondrous Christmas Eve To stage a miracle in western skies: The Bim stood still until the moon could rise. Then fiery sun and silver moon combined To conjure magic with converging rays And set the ermine Horseshoe snow ablaze. Hotel For the minute or two vhen the snov on Mt. Horseshoe was pink, I vas standing on the second floor platform of the fire escape at Horth Sanpete High School where I could see the top of Horseshoe Mountain and the slopes of the great cirque below* -1?-
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Date Created 2005-02-19
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