The light carrier

He has dropped
What he was holding
Slipped, stripped
His splendor from his grasp

Made splendid,
Shining,
Now splintered, scattered
The day star shattered

Broken upon the earth
His twisted, tattered wings
Smoldering, shredded
Tangled about him

Blackened and wretched
Burnt up and burnt out
His beauty into ashes
His light into darkness

Who has fallen further?