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aubade

by Ashley Imlay

let other poets write --

I'll carve your name in sand, paint

your colors in air, sculpt

water into your shape

and when one of us leaves, 

I'll open my hand, release

a paper lantern 

flickering in the dark

*Winner of the 2017 Annie Atkin Tanner Memorial Poetry Scholarship