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.

Francis William Bourdillon (1852-1921) English poet
“Light,” The Spectator (Oct 1873)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 14-Aug-13
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