When far from me my love does lie,
she wears a silver ring.
She moves the stars at her command
with every gesturing.
deceive me not.
be thou my second sight.
If, far from me, my love forgets
her simple sterling band,
may darkness spare a coiling kiss
to strike her where she stands.
for Fireblossom Friday at Real Toads: "Fireblossom Goes Old School"