A Greater Love



A greater love have I

Whilst I kiss you
The moonlight is nothing to him
In his removed asylum
It is nothing to me

Of this earth I am
My body locked in your covetous embrace
Every fiber
Screaming of love
Of mortal passion

Of his world I am
My soul woven tightly into his
I exist in death
Dark aching love
Truth

You may bind me
Your weak earth chains surround me
But my soul has flown down
In eternal sleep
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X XXXA BXXCX BXXCX AAXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 386
Words 82
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 1, 4, 5, 5, 4

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