Emily Krauss


The Lighthouse


Among the trees
Through the forest
High up on the mountain top
Situated for the world
To see is a lighthouse

It's a guide for boaters
Finding their way home in the evening
To awaiting loved ones

Sometimes there is a lighthouse keeper
Manning the lighthouse
But not always

It's been there for centuries and centuries
And will still be standing even after I a human leave this world

Lighthouse you are mighty and strong
And play an important role in the world and in history

Submitted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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