Sunday, October 30, 2011

Firmament

Our distant neighbor sparkled in the sky
so brilliantly I couldn't help but spy
She must have felt the prying of my eye
and ducked behind a veil of nimbus nigh

when suddenly a flash distracted me
a shooting star with no humility
went streaking by as happy as can be
enjoying one last meteoric spree

I gazed with awe at heaven's endless reach
impatient to absorb what it could teach
before the glaring sun came out to bleach
away the humble hunger to beseech.

2 comments:

Lena said...

......awe, I really love:

"before the glaring sun came out to bleach"

As a summer recluse that is a well fitting line for me!

rch said...

Hi Lena, just one of my gazing at the sky poems, thanks for commenting :^)