Come, Let Us Speak of Worldly Things

March 27, 2013
By Amaranthinium GOLD, Dade City, Florida
Amaranthinium GOLD, Dade City, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not let numbers tell you what to do. You are blood and earth, not theory and chalk." -Welcome to Night Vale


Come, let us speak of worldly things
for I have heard nightingales sing
Quick, drink of nectar, honeydew!
But stay not long, for I am due
and harried and, then, Time does fly

As fast the clock she ticks away
as fast the Moon drinks up the day
and, drunk on her irony, lies
upon the clock-face of the sky
where she, with Time, bleeds out the day

Come, tear away the hands with me!
Gold astrolabes from tyranny -
and lay of them so far away
that we just might still fool the day
But mark, the Night is clever and she
regardless of your tricks, will stay


Thus let us speak of worldly things
for soon our nightingale shall sing



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on Apr. 2 2014 at 11:56 am
JohnPaulGeorgeandRingo BRONZE, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"There is a prospect greater than the sea and that is the Sky. There is a Prospect greater than the Sky and that is the Human Soul." ~Victor Hugo Les Miserables

Very nice! I really enjoyed this. Often teenagers lose the sheen of a poem by trying to make it overy deep, yours was not one of these poems! I really liked it

on Jun. 9 2013 at 5:21 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

lol, thanks you too XD

on Jun. 8 2013 at 12:13 pm
Amaranthinium GOLD, Dade City, Florida
10 articles 0 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do not let numbers tell you what to do. You are blood and earth, not theory and chalk." -Welcome to Night Vale

Thanks! And thanks for taking time to read so much of my work, haha. You're awesome :)

on Apr. 5 2013 at 7:12 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

I'm not very good at interpreting poems, but it had a nice flow and word choice, and what meaning I could get out f it (just because of my own inept skills, no fault of your own (:)) was really cool.  This was a very good poem!!




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