Immortal

wall_clocks-pictures

Can you see the sunrise, my love,

Or does it seem to you like an instant of color

Spilt across the pale sky

Stolen by the light of day a moment later?

Is the night as long for you as it is for me

As long as a lonely winter, and longer still,

Or does it pass in a single beat of your immortal heart?

Can you bear witness to a shooting star,

Or does it wither and die for you

Before it has a chance to bloom across the sky in all of its brilliance?

Can you see the stars from here, my love

Or is it all just white noise,

Faded points of light living and dying

Like the passing of the seasons,

While you go on, unchanging,

Immutable and eternal?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s