At least Picture

At least let me gaze
Forever at your face
Don't make me close the eyes
That stare at your splendour

I shall have no more need
Of arms that can embrace
If you will never look at me
From the heavens where you dwell

I shall have no more need
Of feet that run and dance
If they will never bring me
Close enough to your path

My voice I will forsake
And be silent evermore
Rooted always to the soil
Yet ever facing the Sun...

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Clythie, who, according to Ovid's Metamorphoses, caused the death of her rival for the sun god Apollo's love. He was much grief-stricken and, furious, never even looked at Clythie anymore. Despairing, she sat for days looking at the Sun's daily course through the skies, until she finally became a sunflower...

~zelda994612's comic MYth reminded me that I've always wanted to draw some mythology illustrations. She's an awesome artist !

'thisa-chan I'm sure you'll find the story too dark again
Mictlantecuhtli - Guillermo de la Guarda
Apollo
At least
Ilmatar
Ox King Lineart