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She Brings Out the Light

By Ansley Wiederholt

  1. Fire Light
    Fire Light
    By Avery Wecksler
Your soft eyes, icy as they are, watch hands move
Down warm skin of her cheek, falling to touch
Your palm, as callous as it is, and prove
The fleeting heartbeats that align hearts as much.

Speak soft those words of promise, and musing
Songs played into those starry skies so bright.
Moonless whispers in symphony using
The fireflies that burn in yellow night.

Tell her soft memory, that blanket Dawn
That shields from terrors, horrible creatures
That wish to tear your hands apart. That pawn
Moves in shadows of coverless features.

You hold her so dear, so close, so tender
And kiss away blight that hides her splendor.