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Light House

By Michelle LaFlamme


I was once a beacon

Shining bright both day and night

My knowledge of the shore was once revered

Appreciated, and

Dare I mention feared

I was strong and determined

Against the jagged slippery rocks

And frothing capsizing sea

Then they closed the port

GPS and computers I think

I became redundant

Obsolete.

My light was retired

lenses cracked caked with salt

No longer valued

except by you

My children at sea

I became a night light

Reminding you of my love

When my light burns out

No one will remember

To change the bulb

Will they care?

Probably not

All that I was

Will be forgotten

Except by you

My children at sea

The lighthouse is abandoned

Sold at auction,

Pennies from heaven

Searching for a new keeper

Will they be as bright as me?

Probably not.

You will remember

My shining light

My children at sea




 

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