By Ruth Stout

There is a privacy about [winter] which no other season gives you .....
In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other;
Only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer,
Quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.


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Ruth Stout
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