The mountain and the star
Once a Mountain loved a Star,
Loved a Star and loved her only.
For a night the Star shone down
On the Mountain bare and brown;
Then, at dawn of "little day,"
Very softly slipped away.
All great mountain heights are lonely.
Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
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