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The Shell and the Heart

by Ruby Archer

Even as the shell doth glow
To myriad tints of beauty
Only upon that side
Not buried in the sand
But yielded to the magic
Of the sun,—
So will the heart take on
Its fairest hues of joy—
The radiance of being—
Turned to that light ineffable
Of love.