Saturn's Rings

By Anaelle


I dreamed we danced on Saturn’s rights last night
Our arms tightly around each other
And our bodies close
While the stars fell one by one around us
Creating beautiful rainbows of stardust
Jupiter and its 16 moons hid the sun from us
Casting a shadow that stretched across the universe
And next to us Neptune glided by
Majestically blue Neptune
With its tiny rings made of diamonds and pearls
The comets sang of our love
As bards would sing of heroes
We danced alone in this heaven of ours
To the sweet sound of the stars and comets drifting by
And your warmth kept the chill away
In this vast empty stretch of space
Where gods comes to die
And heroes gain their immortality
Your soft breath in my ear
Was the only thing I could hear
The only thing I wanted to hear
And your soft lips on my neck
Along with the gentle raising and falling of your chest
In this timeless moment with you
Dancing on Saturn’s rings

I dreamed we danced on Saturn’s rings last night
Her moons passing by every now and then
The Milky Way winding itself a path
Across the horizon of space
Everything was peacefully held in place
By nothing but emptiness
But me, I felt whole and complete
With your body pressed so close to mine
I wanted to melt into you
Be absorbed by you
Think your thoughts
And never be apart from you again
But I remained content to just hold you
And be held by you
Just as the planets circle endlessly around the sun
Never straying from the path
We never uttered a word in this dream
The singing comets, with their glowing tails
Said everything for us
And the stars continued to fall – stardust rainbows
And Jupiter continued to watch us
Ever present, ever still
And Neptune glided by again
In this timeless moment with you
Dancing on Saturn’s rings

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  • Aurora_Light On Monday, November 10, 2008, Aurora_Light (484)By person wrote:

    Absolutely stunning, the imagery is perfect.

  • Circe Avalon On Tuesday, February 26, 2008, Circe Avalon (117)By person wrote:

    Very beautiful. this piece is magnificent.

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Wednesday, October 24, 2007, TropicalSnowstorm (1731)By person wrote:

    I will always, always love this piece! I was happy to see this was you under a new name, I thought I was going to have to go off on someone using your work as their own. : ) Ciao, T/S Scholar

  • totaltrip On Wednesday, October 24, 2007, totaltrip (36)By person wrote:

    sigh :)

  • A former member wrote: Its been so many years since I've read this...six years, maybe? It always gave me sweet dreams.

  • Yukionna On Sunday, March 28, 2004, Yukionna (7)By person wrote:

    I felt my heart leap in my chest when I saw that this poem was still on darkpoetry. I remember this poem, and it is still one of my all-time favorites. has off to you -Yuki

  • KittyStryker On Saturday, November 15, 2003, KittyStryker (736)By person wrote:

    this is so sweet and beautiful and touching. lovely.

  • Solace On Saturday, November 15, 2003, Solace (1072)By person wrote:

    I am only just back to DP and searching through i found this... My old favorite THANK YOU for re-posting it. You are inspiration to say the least in a style i could never amount to anything in :) Truly Breathtaking...

  • Rebel_Angel On Tuesday, July 22, 2003, Rebel_Angel (328)By person wrote:

    Wow this is good. If only we could sleep all day then these dreams would never have to leave us.

  • Sky Singer On Wednesday, July 16, 2003, Sky Singer (157)By person wrote:

    absolutely stunning. i wish i had something meaningful to add to this little comment, but your words have suffocated me of mine.

  • Delphoid-Q On Saturday, June 7, 2003, Delphoid-Q (217)By person wrote:

    Ethereal beauty of a kind that is all too rare: this supremely beautiful piece has touched me deeply.

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Thursday, June 5, 2003, TropicalSnowstorm (1731)By person wrote:

    This is still such a beautiful, wonderful piece!!! I love this one and am glad you still have it up! Ciao, T/S Scholar

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