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It's Getting Closer

It's Getting Closer

First there seemed to be an odd shimmer in the air over the lake, easier to see from the corners of your eyes than with a straight gaze. Then there was a definite shape resting on the water, but rowing out to it was no good--up close the colors faded and the lines blurred, and there was nothing to put your hands on. But every morning the shape grew a little clearer, a little larger, a little closer to shore.

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