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2014/01/10

Poetry: If you were the sky and I were the sea. by Duck

Here's part two of <unknown> where I quote a poem that has caught my attention. Go to part one if you feel the need. I like the romantic imagery here, although it's a bit trite and predictable? I don't know, I didn't set out to critique it here. Again, I thought I'd save this here and try and memorize it at some point. It is an understated form of cool for someone to be able to whip out a random long-form poem on the right occasion.

If you were the sky and I were the sea. by Duck

If you were the sky
Then I'd be the sea
And when you shined bright
It would reflect in me.
When you're at rest
Then I am steady.
If you wanna get rough
I'm always ready.
Past closing at the bars
If you show me the stars
I'll open right up
And cast them out far.
And on the darkest night
If you won't shine a light.
Then I'm silent alongside you
Until you feel right.
We'll meet at the horizon
Where lovers will stare
And wonder with passion
Why they can't meet there.
And you'll share me a kiss
As bright as two suns.
When they meet in the middle
I'll know the days done.
And I can tell that's your way of saying to me.
Goodnight my love.
If you were the sky and I were the sea.

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