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Before Dawn

January 28, 2009
By Jessica Furtado BRONZE, Bradford, Massachusetts
Jessica Furtado BRONZE, Bradford, Massachusetts
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I could watch you sleep for hours.
Face of an angel -
breath like soft wind.
Hiding your satin brown eyes.
Lids of lead-
lashes like feathers.
You sleep so heavily tonight.
Dreams of eternity-
vivid like charcoal sketches.
I will not wake you now.
Eyes of a cat-
sharp like a razor.
Watching like lovers do.

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on Oct. 7 2013 at 4:42 am
darkensme SILVER, Paris, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“The next time your heart floods with waves
set it down on land, howling
and let it run wild with the wolves.”

I love this poem. I love how some of the words are complementory of love, like angel, dreams, eternity, feathers, etc. Yet some sound like complete antonyms: charcoal, razor, hiding. It makes me wonder what kind of love this actually is.