shadowchants of the Charm King

in the taking of breath, breathe
breath spreading breath
wildbreath restored by in-turning windbreath, by seabreath, by earthbreath

Charm of the Daily Hearth
Charm of the Shrouded Face
Charm of the Rocky Shore

breath spreading the likeness of breath

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in the dreaming of sleep, wake
hour spreading hour
wakesleep restored by in-turning eyesleep, by widesleep, by sidesleep

Charm of the Fever Clutch
Charm of the Candlemas Rose
Charm of the Treasure Bee

wake spreading the likeness of sleep

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on the threshold of voice, echoes
time spreading time
echoes restored by in-turning shadow, by shaded, by hid

Charm of the Stranger’s Breath
Charm of the Deep City
Charm of the Lone Boatman

echoes spreading the likeness of voice

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in the failing of sight, illume
light spreading light
softlight restored by in-turning circuit, by scarcelight, by straylight

Charm of the Autumn Bloom
Charm of the Fatal Hour
Charm of the Stray Angel

light spreading the likeness of sight

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in the uncounted steps, depart
flight spreading flight
flightpath restored by in-turning gracesteps, by headland, by soaring

Charm of the Dark Web
Charm of the Eagle Eye
Charm of the Power Heart

flight spreading the likeness of life

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