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Thursday, December 20, 2012
A Star Over The Night Sea
close to the old Harbor
at a little before midnight
I feel a slight cool wind
as it blows summer
leaves towards a loud stream
I think of dark waters and salty
ocean depths by
the cold Passage
Then I look beyond a fast moving grey cloud
to see a bright Alaskan star
far out over the night sea...
I close my eyes...
DaPrato is an open water swimmer from Brooklyn, New York. He has done the 8.2-mile Pennock Island Challenge in Alaska and San Francisco's Bridge to Bridge 10k Swim twice (2009 and 2010), the Boston Light Swim in 2010 and the 2011 Great Salt Lake Open Water Marathon Swim. He also was a team member and team captain of a Manhattan Island Marathon Swim relay in 2010 and the Icebreakers in the 2011 Boston Light. He has also completed the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, Great Hudson River Swim, Stars & Stripes Swim, Park to Park Swim, Brooklyn Bridge Swim, Little Red Lighthouse Swim, Cove to Cove Swim, and Governors Island Swim.
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