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  • She is the litany of light
    how sneaky she is
    slipping in here and sliding there
    if I could catch her for just one moment
    I’d shine so that
    I'd cast a shadow on everything

    that great white face of hers
    passing across my window ledge
    I ask “Would you care for a spot of tea?”
    Knowing my tricks she answers,
    “I’ve had more than my cup of shadow
    for this time of day”
    and around the corner she slips
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