>> 11.10.2009

In the city, you forget about the stars
seeing only streetlight’s incandescence
instead of the illumination of nature.

The eye is blinded by imitation, coronas
blazing, fading out the sky, covering
night’s soft beauty, turning it into false day.

At work’s end, I travel home away from
the constant stimulation, the incessant
24-hour daylight, into the softness painted

midnight-blue, pierced only with crystal light,
glowing in the blanket overhead, and rediscover
the wondrous shapes above from tales told

and retold around campfires, and the endless
dreams flying through the sky.


Fenix9 11/17/09, 10:08 AM  

"dreams flying through the sky" This is lovely.

Cassandra 12/23/09, 11:18 AM  

lovely contrasts between the artificial illumination of the city and the natural beauty of country life.

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