Darkness Defied

Night Dark sky Stark and wide From the bright city But bid the lights goodbye, And see dark skies blossom pretty Points of light, becoming clouds of bitty Distant fires, or rocks in space reflecting light From the hidden sun, behind the gritty Bulk of…

Fragrant Garden

A courtyard of dreams Alive with entwined honeysuckle vines and ancient roses Musical sounds of small bright blue birds and busy buzzing honeybees Dancing and twirling, bold beautiful butterflies They come to visit They come to play My fragrant garden of peace Sunlit or Moonlit…

Hour Four: The dream is always the same

For hour four, I applied the prompt to a poem I had already started a few minutes before. First, the finished poem: The dream is always the same Who told bigger lies? I know, it wasn’t a contest but I’m always looking for that edge…