You soared across the rivers

Of the strangest dreams you have,

To scry the farthest reach

Of the materials you were made,

And upon that dawn you saw

The strangest man who ever lived;


You know how horizons meet

And how to break the dawn,

You know where the dusk keeps

The strings to that naked moon,

You saw how the stars contest

The brightest one you know,

And you saw how small you were

But still the largest you ever knew;


You shall find

How verses failed to sew a tear

In the paper sleeve you wore,

How time has stopped for everything

But slowed you down some more,

And above all things that you shall know

You shall know the query

For an answer,

Who it is, what must be,

When the last promised cry shall be,

Of your broken heart.


About kyogakura
Bored 95% of the time.

5 Responses to Celestia

  1. super poetic, love the river and dreamy imagery. smiles.

    Good Evening:

    How divine when you come to poetry potluck,

    Week 43 is free verse week, submit 1 to 3 random poems, enjoy the fun!

    Hope to see you tonight.


  2. Jingle says:


    Thanks for linking.

  3. Lovely well written, I liked – How verses failed to sew a tear

    In the paper sleeve you wore – but all of the poem is good

  4. Shashi says:

    I really enjoyed this verse… and the ending was perfect… it was a good read… thanks.

    Thanks for joining in the Poetry Potluck WK 43, which I am hosting for the first time, this week. Hope you have enjoyed it and I look forward to seeing you next week too with your lovely poetry…

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    At Twitter @VerseEveryDay

  5. kagenohime says:

    I love this poem. Very ethereal.

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