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Below is the poem entitled Lantern on the Water which was written by poet
Aechtner. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Chris D. Aechtner
Place my mind into a boat
doused with kerosene.
Create a lantern on the water:
light the boat a-flame
and push it out to sea.
Then my heart will be more free.