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First Line: The long, grim years with iron tread
Last Line: Praying the light to break!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John


The long, grim years with iron tread
Move down the shuttered isle
Of time's unrecking labyrinth
Paved with forgotten dead.

And I, a feather in their wake,
Gaze long and tremblingly
Into these sunless corridors,
Praying the light to break!





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