Music: Fugue in G minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by
J. Marques.

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Steven is an island in the sea.
The trades blow through his fortunes on their way
Eastward towards some pre-dawn mystery
Veiled in the clarity of day.
Each gift of grace is borne off by the wind,
Nor would he its prerogatives rescind.

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