Sunday, April 21, 2013

Prompt 269: Twilight

Loch Rob of A Small Look Inside suggests this week's prompt, twilight.  Thank you, Rob, for this wonderful poem and this great image.  We appreciate your support of and participation in One Single Impression.

In the ocean of an evening
Keeping watch along the shore
Between light and dark
Constellations, and so much more

Like a canvas painted
In shades of grey
Out from the shadows
So close, yet far far away

A handful of thoughts
Tossed into the nighttime sky
Grow old in the making
Forgotten, by and by

Watching time pass by the window
Day says goodnight and departs
Letters in a bottle drift away
Oceans of thought impart

So, I try to catch the light
But it gets away
I keep thinking
Will it come back another day?

Stars poke slowly out
Pinholes on a charcoal slate
Floating in the nightfall
Water in the waves won't wait

Frosty moonlight descends 
Breath hangs in the darkening night
Shadows the twilight won't free
Bow to an awakened first light

Morning flies on, the stars softly sigh
Raise a hand across your eyes
Pause, then suddenly realize
It's the dawning of the day

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