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How brief

the sweep of fire

you hurled across my sea —

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how brave the flash

that seared our night

to light the harbored diamonds

in my soul.

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How high

on my horizon

you rode the wild arc —

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how deep

inside my breast

you came to rest.

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(c) 1994, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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A re-post from 2011, revised.

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How brief

the sweep of fire

you hurled across my sea,

so brave the flash

that seared our night

and lit the harbored diamonds

in my soul.

How high on my horizon

did you ride the wild arc,

how deep

inside my breast

you came to rest.

(c) 1994, 2012  Betty Hayes Albright

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