Sonnet 484

That joy of hearts, a rainbow in the sky
And of like minds all wonders there to see;
So does your visage ever strike my eye,
A noble light to mock eternity.
These thoughts of love, a splendor shaded thing
That shines in beauty even cloaked by night—
A being graced with all that angels bring
Where souls fair strive to grasp truths out of sight.
More simply said, your gaze does make me smile,
And my heart quickens when I hear your name,
Your shapely form can artfully beguile
And in repose, all pious loins inflame.
Where joyous voices sing of love sublime:
There you, there me, a loaf, a jug of wine!

© Loubert S Suddaby. All Rights Reserved.

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