I Held the Sun

March 17, 2010
By earthlyeyes GOLD, Keller, Texas
earthlyeyes GOLD, Keller, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"The world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel." -Horace Walpole

I held the sun
between my fingers.

Smaller than I expected
and cooler too.

Bringer of our light,
courier of days

rays that herald the future
settings that paint the twilight

But compared to me -
my love

how small it was.
Like a pebble.

But compared to you -
your eyes

how dull it was
like a stone.

You and I
we make something greater

greater than the sun.
greater than the twilight

and the dawn that wakes us...
we awaken love.

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on Nov. 27 2010 at 9:47 pm
MirandaNicole SILVER, San Antonio, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"'Sal, we gotta go.' 'Where to, man?' 'I don't know but we gotta go!'" -On the Road, Jack Kerouac

This is very beautiful. 

My only critique is the use of the word 'twilight' simply because it evokes unwanted thoughts of the series called--hold it, you might have heard of it--Twilight.

Other than that, this is a simple, sweet poem.

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