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This Light!



This light!
Why do I forget it's there
When it's here
And everywhere I stare?

How come after I fall and incur guilt,
I see this light like a moon
In all the darkness of my filth?

One ray will save me
And my day,
It will keep me from sinning again.

If I am darkness
like the darkness of space,
God is like to the moon.

Doesn't that mean deception is everywhere
And false prophets are in bloom
That even a rainbow is a tomb?

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Submitted by RonaldWrites on August 14, 2021

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Scheme XAXA XBX XXX XXB ACC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 407
Words 86
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 3, 3, 3

Ronald-Bunch

ronaldbunch.com He did volunteer work, goes to church, reads, and likes long walks. He's a self published writer and poet. He's getting his GED and will graduate at Grand Rapids (USA) community college. Activity: Ronald Lee Bunch published his poetry book called I Am A Man As I should be on create space September 1st, 2014 (Paper Back) and August 31, 2014 (Kindle Edition) Audio book is now available at amazon. Interests: Writing, reading, walking. Favorite book types: Fantasy and writer/author biographies. Some of the books he read: Mainspring (Clockwork Earth #1), The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia), The Holiness of God, The Outsiders, Clash of the Titans, Gulliver's Travels, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2), The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic, Crossfire, Outland, Krull, The Red King (Star Trek: Titan, #2), Icerigger #1, Spellsinger, Flinx's Folly (Pip & Flinx #9), Battle Surgeons (Star Wars: Clone Wars, #4), The Silmarillion, The Lord of The Rings, The Hobbit, David Copperfield. more…

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