The Sun Went Down

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


And then, without a sound 

The eyes of the sky

Watched 

As I was crowned 

Studded in stardust

Of light

Both lost and found 

Heaven

Black and heavy

Draping

Nebulas all around

Bear witness:

I am the

King of the Night

I am darkness bound 

Infinite, chaotic 

Neither root

Nor ground

Hold down the holy throne 

Of my inky womb

Throbbing like

The moon

In Her celestial tomb

Or I in my room

To pour my soul

Into 

Dawn


Submitted: August 21, 2018

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