“But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.”
~ Vincent van Gogh

Friday, January 13, 2012

Nightfall

Through the blinds, dying light
pushes the trees closer

looming silhouettes, like ghosts
ringing the house

the fading sky a backdrop
for their dark shapes

which intermingle, crowding
together, drawing in

until the darkness deepens
and they vanish.

4 comments:

  1. exquisite writing! That first verse is an excellent observation!

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  2. Thank you, Laura. I am very uncertain about my 'small stones' this time around — just doggedly keeping on anyway — so it's great to get positive feedback like that.

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  3. There is a sense of the "dying light" bringing something sinister. I was glad when darkness made the threat vanish. Great observation of nightfall.

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  4. Thank, Barb, That is indeed what I meant to convey! :-D

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