A meteor in dark flight

Once you shone so brightly—now—
A meteor in dark flight,
Invisible and falling;
We stand silently—breath held—
To see if you hit the ground.

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“We are going to be looking at these poems primarily as literary documents and so we need not pursue further the connection between these poems and objects on the ground,” Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature, Part I, by Professor David J. Schenker

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