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Marco Antonio Solano


The Vow


Shall I dream of heavens and angel wings
of pleasures and treasures and golden rings
of crowns and might and diamond crests
of eternal youth and fame to gentiles impress

When time untrimmed shall thus silently pass
and fleeting fortunes faded in dust disperse
when proud kings lie prostrate forever forgotten
in the cold and distant corners of the dark universe

Then I shall kindle my nights with your constant grace
and light my path with your beauty evermore undimmed
for with my last embrace I will whisper your name
thereupon love enduring will thus entwine
your soul and mine into one immortal flame

Submitted: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013
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Marco '13

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