Your light still shines

Reblog- First in response to WDYS # 77, a beautiful poem from Chris Hall. Enjoy

luna's on line

In the calm of the evening
walking on wet sand
the soft scratch of silica
caresses my naked feet

I lift my face skywards
tasting the salt-laden breeze
sharpened by thyme-scented air
filtering from hushed hillsides

As the sun slips into the ocean
bronze and crimson flares flash
across the rolling cobalt waves
soon swallowed into darkness

Resting on a sea-smoothed rock
my feet wetted with cool water
I flare a sulphurous match
touching it to the lantern’s wick

A pool of golden light
fills the darkness of my heart
as I remember the evenings
when you were still here.


Written in response to Sadje‘s What do You See #77 photo prompt.

Image credit: Andrew Morris @ Unsplash
The image shows a lantern sitting on the wet sand of a beach. There are fairy lights inside the lantern. 

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6 thoughts on “Your light still shines

  1. How brightly your light shines,
    Gone but not forgotten
    You may be gone yes this is true
    But I see your light everywhere
    In that cardinal on a spring walk
    I have so many memories
    So many things left unsaid
    I truly miss you
    but your light shines on

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