Benjamin K Duncan

Rookie (25-03-1992 / Australia)

The Sun


the sun has a blunt hardness about it
keeping the world well lit

for the sun's carcinogenic touch we're unfit

a giant ball of fire
burning like a funeral pyre
but for who?

the stars are still out there
in the daytime
but it's in the night
that they're prime

the blue sky swirling in my mind
light specks in blue
i cannot find

no stars in this
glorious sunshine

the sun's touch
warm and kind

Submitted: Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, September 22, 2009
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