The Lovers

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Listen, so our lamp
goes out – it just means
there was someone needed light
more than us; it just means
we had enough.

                        Maybe
that light went to someone
underground, who now sees
the cave of wonders she
was stumbling through before;
or else a midnight thief

is about to be discovered;
or maybe the place where
it’s noon right now just got
a little bit brighter.

Anyway, you and I,
we both know there’s really
no such thing as the dark.

Image: Day 52; Dark Petition by hipponotized; published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) license.

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