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The Moon's the North Wind's Cookie by Vachel Lindsay
The Moon's the North Wind's cookie.
He bites it, day by day,
Until there's but a rim of scraps
That crumble all away.

The South Wind is a baker.
He kneads clouds in his den,
And bakes a crisp new moon that . . . greedy
North . . . Wind . . . eats . . . again!

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Heath...
Apr. 18, 2010 at 7:08 PM

Vachel Lindsay was my uncle. He married my grandmother's older sister. I remember it from my first grade reading book.

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Alkib...
Mar. 15, 2011 at 7:57 PM

This was a song sung by Burl Ives in the 1950's.

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shana...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 11:09 AM

We're related to Vachel Lindsay as well. 

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