Rose Whittington


Sonnet for the Sun


Like the shining sun you light up my day
Your sunlight is my heart's constant desire
To breathe it is your beams that I require
So to the sky I turn when miles away

This false sun must suffice to my dismay
For no light burns as does your tender fire
And no other sun lifts my spirit higher
Than you whom I could never repay

Time, Space, and Distance are against us dear
Yet I worry not, for I have the sky
To remind me of my sun and make clear

That his streams lift me up, carry me high
To again be with him, nothing to fear
For our love is a limitless supply

Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 11, 2013
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