Harriman went out walking on a snowy day.
After a weary walk he came to a bank of snow.
The top of the bank of snow was like a human
"What of the day?" asked Harriman of
"Forty-four years to come, and forty-four
years to go, and all in a suit of tweed,"
replied the head.
Then Harriman fell upon his knees and would
have begged for mercy; but the days were many
and they took him away.
copyright © 1998 Gordon Fitch