Jenny Joseph


The sun has burst the sky


The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
And the river its banks.

The sea laps the great rocks
Because I love you
And takes no heed of the moon dragging it away
And saying coldly 'Constancy is not for you'.
The blackbird fills the air
Because I love you
With spring and lawns and shadows falling on lawns.

The people walk in the street and laugh
I love you
And far down the river ships sound their hooters
Crazy with joy because I love you.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Freshman - 1,617 Points Ken E Hall (1/21/2010 12:06:00 AM)

    A very meaningful poem if in parts it was constructed a litttle more
    simple, it is the start of being a good poet....the first 2 lines could not be better good luck
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie J G (1/6/2010 6:16:00 AM)

    Normally I am able to suppress my rage-induced desire to hit small animals with blunt objects. However, after reading this poem I was rendered completely incapacitated by rage, and many suffered.
    Let this be a warning to you all. (Report) Reply

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