When the Sun lay in the earth...

When the Sun lay in the earth, I set my heart there deep beside, that the sinking of a sacred light portended doom should swift betide; and so it fell, and filled that space within my chest; and all inside was drowned by dread it seemed; to think my heart must now abide in earthen tomb, yet still to hope; for neither heart nor sun have died, and though I might not make it so; to see a dawn at least, I tried.

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