When everything churns and sinks in reverse
and the moon pulls back its tides with taut strings,
the waves of the ocean crash and disperse
in the tumult of my imaginings.
But oh, let the continents shift and quake,
and let the sun’s final rays brush the shore;
his promising light is what my heart aches:
a glistening star I have fallen for.
I would gladly suspend in endless gloom
if it meant I could hold his ardent light,
because only he can make my heart bloom
with flowers basked in his beaming delight.
Let the world dive, let my words fall to sea;
my star will glow, his light will comfort me.
Written by Hannah Butcher
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