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“Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.”
― C.S. Lewis

Chasing the Sun

February 25, 2021



There once was a man who chased the sun
Because of one wise old phrase.
"Do not let the sun set on your anger";
He held this to heart for all of his days.

So why, do you ask, did he chase the sun?
Because there was a wrong he would not forgive.
He hopped on a plane -- yes, it sounds insane --
And flew west, to where the sun lives.

Of course, as you've probably guessed,
He had to fly west every few hours.
All this toil, chasing the sun,
Just so he could stay sour.

I've had this idea in my head for quite a while. Thought it'd make a nice little rhyme :P


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  • February 25, 2021 - 3:26pm (Now Viewing)

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  • In Which Yaya Writes

    Haha, this is so cute! It reminds me of an old wives tale. Cute rhyme!
    Replying: Yeah, I like that passage, too! I used to find it very rude, but now I understand it better. Thanks for your comment! (PS, I love your username, and I really want a type writer XD)

    about 2 months ago
  • BriRiley

    Haha this a really good story! :D

    about 2 months ago
  • ScarlettLucian

    This is a really interesting idea! Nice job!

    about 2 months ago

    This is so great; my new song called 'the farm' is out now if you wanna check it out!

    about 2 months ago