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RIC S. BASTASA


adore the sun


you may adore the sun
worship and lay prostate

before its glory and might
as you feast upon its light

love it and dream about
the abundance of its sunlight

but by all means do not go near it
for it will burn and char you

it is cruel in intimacy
it can only be loving

through a filtered layer
always from a distance

miles and miles
away from you

Submitted: Monday, March 16, 2009
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