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The season which spans from the Winter Soltice (around December 21) to the Vernal Equinox (around March 21)
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The wintriness and the loneliness of gay life after youth is gone is something that's sort of interesting to me.
A complex of oxymorons this: "pile" as a fine heap, a plenteousness, but denoting a heap of combustible funeral materials, a funeral pile; and summery "wreaths," happy flowers ("wreathed in smiles" was already a cliche) which are, as well, flowers for the wintriness of a funeral.