“Who Doubts the Sun”

DresdenGreen

“Who Doubts the Sun”

Who doubts the sun can rely upon the thief,
Confound the child, prey alike on shades and souls;
Perish then the source of light? Pedestrian goals,
Despotic dreams, righteous schemes, beliefs,
Philosophies and auld lang syne; relief
From poverty, gala festivals, and plans unfold
That pass all mention but better told
As to be confined for the lack of laughter. These
Bouts of constitution will inhale histories,
Breed legends in the schoolroom, the din of countless lobbies,
Captive audiences at every office water cooler, the endless
quotidian tours of long forgotten closets.
Ages, too, are chiselled on the hillside; tyrants, public monuments; deposits,
All as canon law and memory permit, enshrined in ancient lobbies
In statuary and bas-relief, the stuff of Scriptures in the formulæ of hobbies.

2 responses to ““Who Doubts the Sun”

  1. told you it wasn’t that ’twas getting dark, … so no I don’t doubt the sun,’twill rise tomorrow and lead me into a new day… shades, shadows and all manner of things clinging to the skirts of darkness/lies/deceit can flee once the fingers of dawn flick their way over the vastness of the sky… xx

    • Yes, well, from where I sit, it seems that most live as if there’s no tomorrow. They prefer the stars in the night without a second thought as to the brilliance of that Luminary that rises every morning more accurately than any clock can determine. Then, of course, you are right on with, “… shades, shadows and all manner of things clinging to the skirts of darkness/lies/deceit can flee once the fingers of dawn flick their way over the vastness of the sky… ” These are in fact the beautiful thoughts of anyone who is truly alive….

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