West of Heaven

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1982
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title West of Heaven
Description WEST OF HEAVEN Bonny Nielson Dahlsrud P. 0. Box 195 Salina, UT 84654 Non-Professional Division Second Honorable Mention Historical Essay Things don't change much here- Time has been captured in the stillness of the gray dawn, with only occasional re-minders of the present: new electric wire fences, ear tags on the cattle, and a pick-up truck nearby. While the town still sleeps, I wonder how it was when my father was a boy, and his father before him. I'm sure the magic in the sunrise was mixed with the same pastel hues, while the morning breeze danced through the wire grass in the same graceful manner. I imagine they listened to the familiar song of the meadowlark chirping "Ephraim's a pretty little town, " with a calf bawling in the background chorus. I'm sure they must have felt much the same as I do when they saw the minature temple against the backdrop of distant skies and drank in refreshing gulps of cool, morning air. I stand here in a quiet pasture below Ephraim, a little west of heaven, but closer than most dare to guess. Source; Author's reflections while visiting the Nielson pasture. -47-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325324
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