But then you lit the lamp and that was it.
It was no sudden and miraculous glow
But the warm comfort of one window lit
Against the greyness I had come to be,
And I stood weary and I saw it so,
And I called then and you answered me.
-- Peyton Houston, lines from '49' sonnet variations
Dec. 06, 2013: The Writer's Almanac
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