The day comes with a dawn wind
brisk enough to ripple the broad
waters circling back beneath the
waterfall, where the sheet of ice
at the edge of those circling waters,
he chunks of ice in its stately,
regular motion, were all the day
would offer of the motion of the
river below. And the falls appeared
as a floating temple, with columns
of ice at either edge, and a glimpse
of huge, sparking boulders at its base,
hrough a mist that, on occasion,
would rise slightly, or be blown off.
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