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A star in her own sphere.

by NeilSlevin on August 21, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

An Attempt at an Ode
Poets have tried- and failed-
to convey your perfection;
and I,
must endure a similar fate.
You were my perfect muse,
and now, are gone away;
but at any time my eyelids bow-
to the strength of the Sun’s rays;
you reappear.
And I must raise them,
once again.

Despite the glory of the Sun:
beautiful, but austere,
your beauty, knows no rival.
To me-
and all those poets fallen-
that much is clear.
In a world, darkened by regret,
misfortune, fear.
You shine brightly, serenely, eternally:
a star,
in your own sphere.


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