March 10, 2011

The sun crept up

over the dark horizon

unescorted, unnanounced

without a backwards glance.


And I secretly watched

that fierce light bask in itself

behind the stillness of

a thousand naked trees.

Its beauty nearly ruined me.

5 Responses to “Horizon”

  1. Glynn said

    This is simply lovely, Brad. Just lovely.

  2. nancemarie said

    i just want to rest in this for a moment…

  3. S. Etole said

    beauty does that …

  4. Claire said

    thank you for letting me in here. i didn’t know about this place.

    “a thousand naked trees”

    yes and yes again.

  5. Together with the photo it makes an strong impression. The final line is devastating.

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