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The Special Sounds of Winter

The Special Sounds of Winter
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Nights like these, in indigenous cultures, were a time of storytelling: a time when the ice pushed against the lake and made loud, booming groans; a time when the incoming tide broke the salt ice into pale-blue, singing crystals you could see through; a time when shadows stood up and moved, dreamlike, and the coyote wore a mask, and the raven brought daylight out of the dark.We, of this winter country, reach deep into who we are because it is so quiet here, and sometimes we break that silence with our quick and splendid voices.

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