the light of the world

When you hide your face, the sky falls.
Stars burn cold; the sun slumps,
refusing to rise to the occasion;
the moon gapes like a dumb rock.
When you look away, ashen shadows
coat everything with their fingerless touch.
Turn back.
My life is in your eyes.

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2 Responses to the light of the world

  1. bejamin4 says:

    This is a ladder that reaches to wonderful.

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