And a fire is lit

The future is past
While the day lasts
It then is cast
As a light into the dark
As colors spark
And a fire is lit
Before the moon
Covers the sun
Like a blanket as we sleep
To awake to a day
As the night then fades
And the colors become one
As a light that is above
Of a world unknown
And one is below
And one is above
Unknown to each other
But yet they are brothers
Like a tree planted
In its midst of a family
As all grow exponential
In multiple numbers
Of words that are endless
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Submitted by Markcloutier on February 02, 2021

Modified by Markcloutier on September 06, 2021

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Characters 458
Words 102
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 23

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  • eileenclark55
    Hi, beautifully written.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • raggie285_1
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  • okonkwomaryrose85
    Verses from the beyond
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  • zyiawithmelissa
    Loved it
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  • BradyB999
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  • Dougla$Irishman
    A day in he life of a poet, describing what a day holds to the beholder !
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • ingan_o
    very simple and insubstantial.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Spiritbreeze
    Nice poem, love the imagery.
    LikeReply 12 years ago
  • Soulwriter
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  • UJ
    I loved it. It also gave me an idea for a poem that I finished right after reading yours. It's called "First Sunset". Thanks for the idea and the beautiful poem.
    LikeReply 12 years ago
  • MelitaCatWarren.09350
    Simply Wonderful!
    LikeReply 12 years ago


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