Sunday, September 13, 2009

Prompt 81: Thirst

My Bellavia brings us this week's prompt, thirst. Thanks, Janice, for this, and thanks for the image and poem:

there's no moon, no stars
clouds invade such sultry nights
prayer is a light

crickets sing softly
metronomes of time are heard
street lights glow in heat

parched lives stare upward
flickered dreams do fade
somewhere it's raining
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  1. I enjoyed your poem.
    It slowed my pace and made me pause to take it in. The first stanza really touched me. there's no moon, no stars
    clouds invade such sultry nights
    prayer is a light

  2. Janice, I think Tammie said it best. It must be terrible to live where rain is only a dream.
    Thanks for this nice prompt, I had a little rain in mine as well. Well, a lot of rain.

  3. It is a great metaphor anyone can use for any spot of their lives. Well done!

  4. .. it is so beautiful when a poem sings - as this does ..

    many thanks ..

  5. Lovely sweet poem! A touch of nostalgia! Moves gently like ripples!

  6. Happy Sunday everyone.

    It's been raining all night here in Florida.

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  8. Janice, This is a wonderful, evocative poem and great prompt. I took it in a direction I didn't forsee LOL!!! ;<)

    Happy Sunday everyone, G

  9. thanks for the visit..happy to see yah around!