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Seven Brothers and I

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Puzzle ID:#43685
Fun:*** (2.7)
Difficulty:*** (2.15)
Submitted By:mosca*us*****




Seven brothers and I were widely thrown;
My history, my myth, and my name are known.
My face is always hidden by the mist.
The paths I tread not far from light exist
I have never done a threatening act,
But was at times as enemy attacked.
My dance a pentagram inscribes and lights
In somewhat fewer than three thousand nights.
Philosophers back then called me Ishtar;
In ancient days they thought I wandered far,
Although I hover high, aloof above.
My namesake ruled, within the court of Love.

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