Three friends of winter

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Constant companions
x     Evergreen     —spruce, fir and pine
Three friends of winter
x     Resolute        —under the weight
x     Fragrant        —even through the cold


Depth Charge:  Spurred on by John Mackenzie’s (mis)translation of a poem on the wall of a Korean restaurant, I found an article on the Four Gentlemen/四君子, which led me to an article about the Three Friends of Winter/岁寒三友.

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