Fabled One

For years I scaled the tower wall
Daring for a chance to feel the iron summit
And when I reached the top I found you
Lounging in starlight and commenting on the weather
The distance beneath us vanished
And the world was there, bounded by a drop into nothing
But it was you, fabled one
Who shattered time and burned the pieces
Then poured the ashes in with the foundation
Of this monument to a timeless world
So atop it all you reign and weep
For the broken days interred beneath your throne
Whispering a eulogy for your own lost soul
And I, on my knees beside you
Cling desperately to your every word

I wonder who this person is…

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      1. DO IT! 😉 🙂 My words are not empty flattery–you’re a fine poet…and as soon as this crazy novel challenge is over, I’ll be back to read you–with comments…assuming I survive November 🙂

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      2. Thanks for asking, Mitchel…I post an update every evening (today’s is up now). It’s both thrilling and grueling, and if God were not my writing partner…I’d surely die 🙂 Take care of yourself–are you making plans for Thanksgiving??

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