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a hidden name slipped from my lips
cool and alive as sea currents
a shudder of time to fixed days
when smiles and waves of salty heat
stretched from sunrise across the shore
to the last bright blending at dusk
dark down in the night I will wait
for pale names to rise with the moon

(Words and images Copyright 2013© by Michael Kallstrom)

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