THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES
.....By Francis William Bourdillon, 1852-1921
The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.
I love this poem. Haven't we all thought of a million reasons to not do something, only to have our heart tell us the opposite? And which do we listen to? After reading this many many years ago, I always make sure I tell my head to shut up....
3 days ago