#4

the stopped second hand on the clock still, flat water dancing light reflections feathers from a thousand pillows fall from the sky the night’s cold warmth opens its mystery

shifting viewpoints of the night sky

night sky a blanket that is not smoothed out the light from a full moon can be piercing  making eyes water  bright and blurry until shifting gaze looking differently into the distance the nuances of the moon’s exterior  are in full view detail takes my breath and gives it to the beauty of the moment …

stars spinning in unison

some stars spin in the atmosphere above our heads they puncture the dark inky night the way they move is to shimmer  it’s an easy movement  in conjunction with other stars they form a pattern gracefully  artfully  tracing paths across the sky if we could see them close up we’d see serenity  as they spin…

the moon’s sense of humor

tonight the moon is only a sliver yet i can see its outline it shadow glows against the backdrop of night  not much illumination is needed to see its full shape yes, the moon seems very close tonight like i could reach out and boop pluck it from the sky like a blueberry  or a…

beyond the veil

Imagine that the night sky is a blanket made of deep velvet that you could wrap around you. A bird with dark wings flies by. Qiuetly. Softly. Barely makes a sound. Sound of a whisper. Just a flicker of motion in the dimly lit sky. Reflected back in the still water below. The girl thinks…

poem for starlight

in the night sky i can trace my finger and find the shapes that make a map the stars feel bumpy to the touch but smooth and warm i can tell they are bright when i look at them i see purple and blue and i could dive right into the deepness of them i…