A Summer's Dusk

by Aureus Argentum   Apr 10, 2010


What summer's day has passed?
Yet well too soon,
That I may look upon the night, and through the stars,
But love, to see such radiance before the moon,
Would surely tear thee from my heart.

It's not that whence is now than tranquilize,
But night tonight, see must I now, I do -
But this forever must I see through thine own eyes,
And then forever day will surely die.

And summer will again come flushing in -
Like leaves in calling of the first fall bell,
Where soon shall death forever perish far away?
And I see love through heaven and through hell.

© Copyright Brianna Rose Burton 2006

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  • 7 years ago

    by Kiko

    I loved this!
    The language has an authentic Elizabethan feel to it, and the imagery is wonderful. I'm guessing you have a background in the theatre.

  • 8 years ago

    by Yakari Gabriel

    But this forever must I see through thine own eyes,
    ^
    Yes,it is True..
    Shakespierce is oficially reincarnated ...
    Wow..
    Just Wow.

  • 8 years ago

    by Ingrid de Klerck

    Aw Brianna, that last stanza...you have something so infinately precious, a talent so rare:)

    Keep shining, my sweet girl, and I will cheer you on indefinately:)

    With love,

    Your friend Ingrid 5/5