Forty-Seven and Twenty-Two

After forty-seven days and twenty-two more nights,
The number of solar cycles soon come to sixty-nine,
Forty-seven nights before, had been the day twenty-two,
And only twenty two days later, the fourty-fourth had come too soon,
Now just ten days more, the moon would near full,
Because two times twenty-eight was a second lunar cycle,
He had stood for all this time, yet still he waited more,
For a third cycle was still coming, and the moon was half an orb.

He waited for the coming, the third cycle of the year,
The full moon was waiting for him, his emancipation soon neared,
After forty-seven days, and twenty-two more nights,
Only fifteen more days onwards from the night of the sixty-ninth.

The End

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