Hold Back the Dawn

hold back the dawn
keep the day at bay
and make promises

pull down the stars
like a handful of sparks
and decorate the darkness
with their glistening blaze

hold back the dawn
let the blackness stay

for here in the night
the light of your eyes
is all I care to see

hold back the dawn
for moments more until
our lips find each other
caught in the magic
of the early morning hours

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