Whose Sun-Like Face

Whose sun-like face—nay, more than any sun—
Or if such sun in space were like this face,
And all the planets spun around to see
Life’s glory, glory’s joy, forever won,
And so amazed clasped love in circling place,
Though ‘stronomers’ named it ‘chain of gravity,”
Oh say, has Time deceased, has Distance flown,
That such a face to my woke eyes is shown?
For I’ve been waked from sleep with new world’s light,
Its eyes new days, its lips new sights, with hair
Of soft remembrance of that twilight air
When, first, I sought love’s radiant face so true,
And knew not, then, till now, that it was you!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Poetry. Bookmark the permalink.

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 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ 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 )

Connecting to %s