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She goes not lightly

to that place,

a candle (eine Kerze)

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not without a candle

does she climb

to where he waits

in an ancient cave.

He wears no mask,

just polished sight

as he tools his words

on skins of truth

then tender-lights

her candle

in his fire.


(c) 1995, 2012  Betty Hayes Albright

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