And Thus, I Write At Night

by Everlasting   Mar 30, 2021


I feel the need to take this to my grave
A love as vast as all the universe
Expanding in my chest as a big wave.
I fear to let it free within this verse
Destruction may befall upon my world
If read by those that aren’t meant, I heard

But oh I feel it here and there
an ache so strong
an ache prolong
An ache that grows and grows some more
Between my chest
Between my chest
I need a rest from this one ache
But no. Oh, no.
I can’t. Oh, no
At night it keeps me wide awake

And thus, I write of love that hurts yet heals
Of love that makes me feel intensely though
Of love that much like truth as well reveals
What I must do to find what I must know
And hence, I will just take this to my grave
A love so vast that I must humbly save

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  • 1 week ago

    by Jack

    I liked how neat and formal this is!

  • 1 week ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    I loved the form. Congratulations!!

  • 1 week ago

    by Star

    Congrats Luce ^_^

  • 1 week ago

    by Keira Pickard

    I nearly missed this :)
    This is absolutely beautiful! The rhyming is so smooth and and the format is nicely displayed. It's a really interesting form. I loved reading it. Congratulations on your win!

  • 2 weeks ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Is the rhyme scheme correct in the last verse?
    In any case, the form is neat.

    • 2 weeks ago

      by Everlasting

      I think so, the first and last verses are meant to be
      A Venus and Adonis stanza which is composed of six iambic pentameter lines with a rhyme scheme of ababcc. The middle stanza is a form called Amphion.

      I also just noticed that I made a typo in the last verse, tough was meant to be though so it would rhyme with know. Lol

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