Monday, December 3, 2007

Winter Night Sky

Cold and clear
I walk into the night
Thinking hurry
To the task
For it is cold
And I seek the warmth inside
When suddenly
The quietness,

The blackness,

The brilliance,

Of stars twinkling
Overhead
Captures me
And stillness


Replaces hurry
With the realization
That I miss the show
While snug within my cave.
It is only when I venture into the cold
That I experience
This gift.

1 comment:

The Hermit said...

Good description of a winter night. You can hear sounds from way, way off in the distance too.

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