Twilight At Sea

lanterns at sea

The twilight hours, like birds, flew by
As lightly and as free,
Ten thousand stars were in the sky,
Ten thousand on the sea;
For every wave, with dimpled face,
That leaped upon the air,
Had caught a star in its embrace,
And held it trembling there.

Amelia B. Welby

*art by Diane Leonard

http://www.dianeleonard.com/content.asp?page_id=9

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