Subject: When the Dust Settles
From: Christopher W. Thomas (
Date: Sat Dec 26, 1998 at 11:09AM

When the dust settles ...

Only those with mettle
Will now make the very best
Of the one week we have left

In this end-of-the-week closing year
Which some'll look back on with tears
At the events which gave us a little fear
At the folks we lost both far and so near

But others will look ahead to the future
To the year coming, and feeling secure
And forging ahead with their new plans
To adapt to all things that come to hand

- Tristram

(c) Christopher W. Thomas
11am Sat. Dec. 26th, 1998