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THE SKIFF, by                    
First Line: Its legs unlooping
Last Line: Lashes of the eye.

Its legs unlooping
I watched a swimmer glide,
A falcon swooping
By eagles terrified:

An eyeball squinting
Acutely at the sky,
Its oars the glinting
Lashes of the eye.

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