The first verse of this poem is actually over two years old — I wrote it back in October of 2016, and fiddled around with the meter and rhyme scheme until I was happy with it. But I was never able to finish the poem, and my poetry in general tailed off drastically in 2017. But, here we are, and I managed to finish this after I found a scrap of paper with the first stanza written on it.
I’ve always wanted to write a poem about Lucy Pevensie: her heart for Narnia are a big reason I loved C.S. Lewis’ stories so much. So, without further ado:(more…)