Borne of a cobweb light
Sustained by reflected night
Breathing beacons rise then swell
Rending Narcissus servile

Toads now speak
A hoarse and cyclic ken:
Torrents will peak,
Drop and begin.

This tightly lucid ring
Presses fast and charged
Tacit religion springs
(An eye emerged enlarged)

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