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Sapphires and Fireflies

Tonight, of all nights, I catch the falling sky while the world spins off it's axis out the corner of my eye My room is barely lit by a single firefly as I blow the trees off mountains with a singulary sigh. The resin of the moon is the shadow of my face The stars collide and sprinkle dust to make their big escape They land among the treetops as an ember burnt through space curling ribbons in the leaves at a wilted sparkler's pace. Climb my psyche if you will spin the world backwards better still tear me off a sapphire pill to fix this woe that's made me ill. Tonight, of all nights, I say good bye as the weight off my back gently slides I still have that light from my firefly so if you don't mind now I'll close my eyes...

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Date: 9/25/2010 2:12:00 AM
btw adding this to my faves! seems like you haven't posted here for a long time though...
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Date: 9/25/2010 2:11:00 AM
Hi Tatyana-- this sure is a beauty --a sparkling gem that I found today-- I really loved the metaphor and imagery you used here-- btw for your 2nd line, I believe "it's" there should be "its"--hope this helps-- thanks for sharing this wonderful write :)-- nikko :)
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