American Haiku: Far Away

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Watercolor painting by Eduard Pechuël-Loesche depicting twighlight from the Loango Coast in present-day Republic of Congo on April 1, 1875. Courtesy of the Public Domain Review.

Sunrise on the shore
Bright fire of a flaming torch
Beckons me to soar