Lance Brett Hall

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“St. Barbara’s Branch”, by Martin Greif

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Yesterday’s Advent Calendar entry was a lovely, simple winter picture called Wintersonne“, “Winter Sun”. Today’s treat is a wonderful poem by Martin Greif (1839 – 1911). I admit, as an American Protestant, I had no idea what a St. Barbara’s Branch is. There’s not even an English Wikipedia entry, here are a few sections from the German article:
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