Ludvig Von Himmelstein


Night Came


Night came suddenly
No one remembers why
The sun was perched high
and fell from the sky
The tide lost its reason
as night had come to stay
the ocean deposited a table of salt
on the beaches and the bay
the sun stepped out from seclusion
on a private beach in the sand
using the salt to gain traction
propping up on the lifeguard stand
life was to go on in comfort
life was to go on as planned
But life was full of salt not sweets
and never again was so grand

Submitted: Monday, July 30, 2007
Edited: Friday, March 25, 2011

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