Twiglet #240 & Miz Quickly’s 17 August

by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash

Dawn’s Ocean

That view, bright
as thick-skinned lemons
and sharp as winter.
The sun soon rising into
afternoon heat, and

dawn’s ocean opens
to its faint horizon,
        as if proof were needed
        that night is made
        for the burning of stars.

Written for 1) Miz Quickly’s 17 August, 2) lemon photo prompt, and 3) Twiglets #240 “the stars burn” Featured image by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash.

Shared with @Experimentsinfc #APoemADay on Twitter   ©Misky 2021

16 responses to “Twiglet #240 & Miz Quickly’s 17 August”

  1. Oooh I love that ending!!


    1. Thank you so much!

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  2. Awesome twigger, M!


  3. It’s only right that our nearest star should give way to a night sky filled with its siblings.

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    1. Absolutely so, Ken.

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  4. Starry, star-eyed poet, you are a star.👏

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    1. Ah thank you so very much, Hobbo.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. You are most welcome.


    1. Thanks so much, S.


  5. Philosophy in a nutshell… A wonderful question that is a moot point.
    Very Zen.

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