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ELUSION, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Cleavage of sea and sky / ever elusive line
Last Line: That ever and ever evades.

CLEAVAGE of sea and sky,
Ever elusive line,
Though I follow it far,
Far as the Ultimate Isles,
Never it seems more nigh, --
Shifting shadow and shine, --
Dim as a distant star
That beckons and beguiles.

Dawn-dream of my heart,
Dusk-dream of my soul,
Though I follow thee long
Into the night's deep shades,
Never attained thou art,
Never I gain the goal;
Thou art like a song
That ever and ever evades.

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