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Poem by Dora Sigerson Shorter

The Wreckage

Love lit a beacon in thine eyes,
   And I out in the storm,
And lo! the night had taken wings;
   I dream me safe and warm.

Love lit a beacon in thine eyes,
   A wreckersТ light for me;
My heart is broken on the rocks;
   I perish in the sea.

Dora Sigerson Shorter

Dora Sigerson Shorter's other poems:
  1. The Kine of My Father
  2. An Imperfect Revolution
  3. Sixteen Dead Men
  4. The Fairy Changeling
  5. You Will Not Come Again

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