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KISS THE FIRE OF THE DAWN

   Kiss the fire of the dawn
   draw a breath of the morning chill
   Brave the night until it's gone
   as the heart of morning starts to fill
   With all the light that's had to wait
   cached away in secret places
   As all disguise now falls away
   revealing love's true faces
   Never ask how long it took
   or question why it happens
   Be content and thus rejoice
   in what the season sends
   Everything must turn around
   it is not life to stay the same
   Embrace and nurture that soft glow
   and draw that spark unto full flame
   One must not anticipate
   but rather leave the breeze its will
   And kiss the fire of the dawn
   to brace against that ling'ring chill.

- Paul Malècot

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