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A Star Is Too Far

I Through water iridescent fish whip. Through darkness effervescent stars slip. Travelers incessant: Some never see the spreading sky Some go and go and never by. II To stone stretched out in range on range that stared up at the newborn sky the final lot here falls to lie where light is lost and air is strange. Here lies entombed in wave on wave Earth, the universal grave. III But a star is too far: Long-kindled height; Irrational sprite of a body since dead; Arrow of gold from an archer… Read more A Star Is Too Far