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After Light

Through cigarette paper skin

such a thin, translucent sleeve;

the light of your life beams out.


Your eye: a spotlight on mum and dad

as they sing to the beat of

your pulsing heart-rhythm.


You illuminate this space

like no cut diamond could:

a light on this world.

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  1. Date: 9/27/2012 5:04:00 PM
    I especially like the last stanza...Sara