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Spring 1986, Volume 3


S. S. Moorty

S. S. Moorty is Chairman of the English Department at Southern Utah State College at Cedar City.


Life and Death

I planted two rose bushes
with fond hopes mounted.
Soon, one with two pink roses crushed
under the burden of evil snow.

Later, the other with brown buds
bloomed in the early glow of spring sun.

It was the same soil that gave birth to
thorns of despair and petals of hope!