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Ritual

Harry Crosby 1898 (Boston) – 1929 (New York City)

Venus is sleeping with Fire
Because it is winter and cold

With Echo
(The sound of strange footsteps gold upon gold
As they pass through the door)

With Love
(As she goes to the Sun
And is seen by the world no more)

Among lanterns and torches
And flags unfurled
She and the Sun
Are not of this world.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Harry Crosby

Harry Lillis Crosby III is an American actor, singer, and investment banker. more…

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