Son of Sonnet: “The Gemini Sonnets #6”

Today marks the sixth entry in The Gemini Sonnets, an original sonnet cycle by Son of Sonnet.  I’m not sure how many more are in this sequence, but I’m think SoS should publish a chapbook!

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Gemini Sonnet #6
by Son of Sonnet

In truth, I am the shadow of your face.
The root of years, the wisdom of your time.
The universe’s womb. The void of space,
In which one God created all sublime.
In shadow, light was born, and in the light,
the shadow dwells. In shapes, and in your soul.
Now rest this weary body in the night,
and let the day return the self to whole.
Upon a time, there lived a man of flesh.
He wandered through the years to find the good,
until he found the savior in the creche.
Then he, afraid that he misunderstood,
ran all the way through time until today.
But always faith would keep him in the stay.


2 thoughts on “Son of Sonnet: “The Gemini Sonnets #6”

    • Son is good. He’s working on a longer form poem at the moment (not for this site, sadly) that I have been meaning to read for him for a couple of weeks. D’oh! Duty never sleeps for me, though, and I haven’t been able to get around to it.


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