Friday, 28 April 2017

Day 20 Nocturne (day 17 hint)

The busy day leaves me
Silent under arching stars,
Meditating on the comfort
Of the heavens' inky blanket
And the beauty of its lights;
Watching satellites, noiseless,
Sliding by overhead
While redwings, unseen, call,
Flying beneath them in the dark.
I leave this calm oasis
And return to the busyness
Of the evening meal.

©Mary Parker 2017  

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