Hosted by Kathabela Wilson
and noctilucent clouds . . .
could there be
anything more magical
than sharing these with you
Earth: Our Common Ground – A Song of Short Songs, 2017
‘The wound is the place where the light enters you.’
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early morning’s odd coloring
in the kitchen window
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just a ghost
I’m just a thing
that gets up and goes
bump in the night
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mist ebbs onto
midnight’s stolen riverbank
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my stepping stones
there is someone
she talks to
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beach at dusk
thick fog envelops me
like a shroud
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winter twilight ice
Winter Twilight: Quotes and Credits
Dennis Gobou, Saint Simons Island, GA: “On the windowsill, in order left to right…sake, jelly jars, mead, vinegar, cold pressed virgin olive oil. bourbon, berry vinegar, honey, etc., all with a patina of dust to show character, reminds me of Issa…don’t worry little spider I don’t dust (I paraphrase). This particular color in morning twilight predicted more rain, reinforcing that old sailors’ saying…red sky in the morning, sailors’ take warning.”
Ray Caligiuri, Beaverton, Oregon: “Sometimes, almost asleep in the night I get up and bump into old aphorisms.”
Erin Castaldi, Mays Landing, New Jersey: “When mist is heavy and laden with possibility, sounds in the distantance can seem distorted. This is the time where dreams can become reality.”
Dianne Moritz, Southampton, NY: “While jogging at the beach early one evening, a thick fog suddenly rolled in off the warm ocean and completely enveloped me. A jolt of anxiety coursed through my body and I felt completely and utterly alone. I ran back to my car and drove home shaken, truly an otherworldly experience.”
Aparna Pathak, Gurugram, India: “Fear of the unknown makes the otherworldly, enchanting. These experiences may be hypothetical , philosophical or imaginative. They not only provoke curious poets to explore its mysterious entity but also provide space to use it with imagination.”
Mike Duffy: “In sunset twilight hidden figures appear and merge in the stunning light. Mike captures them with his lens and creative eye before they disappear.”
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