Tethered Tide

Lighthouse in this land-locked state
Lighthouse in this sagebrush sea
Lighthouse in this smoky bar
Lighthouse glowing out for me
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Break in the storm, just feet away
Break in the storm, solid by my side
Break in the storm, and eddy – calm
Break in the storm, he keeps me tied
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Tethered to my own majestic ship
Tethered to the gusts and gales
Tethered to the ocean depth
Tethered by twisted ropes and nails
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He knows not, the demons he anchors
He knows not, he anchors the tide
He knows not, he is the lighthouse
He knows not, he is the steadfast guide

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*Daily Post*

*Hero(ine), Ballad, Anaphora/Epistrophe*

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