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Alfred Corn
Alfred Corn
Alfred Corn was born in Bainbridge, Georgia, in 1943. He grew up...
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Lighthouse

 
by Alfred Corn

Pilot at the helm of a hidden
headland it steers free
from convergence with the freighter
when fog and storm clouds gather


Sparking communiqué no full stop ends
its broadcast performed in a three-sixty sweep
the cycle burning up five solar seconds


Midnight eye that blinks away
invisibility a high beam
revealing as it scans whatever seas
or ships return terra firma's landmark gaze









Copyright 2010 by Alfred Corn. Used with permission of the author.
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