Jet Burns


Jet Burns Poems

1. Ending Of An Age 1/3/2007
2. Lethe, Darkly 1/11/2007
3. Bright Green Glass 1/11/2007
4. Living Silver 1/11/2007
5. Love Of Truth 2/1/2007
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Lethe, Darkly

O gracious Lethe ~ Innocent sincere!
Beauteous child who knows near naught at all;
those specters, save, that dim and chill appear
from out your looking-glass to then appall!

In lonesome thought you conjure a milieu:
of faces, bright as morning with the sun
alighting on the newly forméd dew!
To burn its each and ev'ry clinging tongue,
and leave but extant, shadow'd dregs fear-fraught
with Melancholy hung in awful bane!
The Crystal shatters! ~ Verily unsought
is righteous purity: No, No more Pain!
But humour born of laughing, careless ...

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