The Aether

The Aether

A Poem by Abraxasbird

"..with a twist, a kiss, and alas said goodbye"

A brisk distance quelled
By a faint breeze whisking away
A dandelion's wind-borne seeds,
As my encroaching fingers finally clasp,
Nearly grasping those elusive things,
In a field, in a medley of beautiful things
All around me

Intertwined with my fate, arranged with ire
I glimpsed the light hidden behind the gait of a heavy moon,
Void was the night, though riddled with stars
Wondrous from afar
Glitter glowed, tracing its dance with such might
Graceful as a lark's swoon,
The way all these things faded from view,
Seemed reminiscent of you

Dancing lights you see..
In and out of view, like a broken camera lens
Like great portents of truth,
Intrigued me..

These ominous guiding lights,
Whom forever watched over the lands
Without a slight, without a hand
steadfast, and quiet
Without demand

Gentle in approach, the overseers, calm from a distance
Leaving their imprints on the blue sheet mirrors that blanketed the earth
Inviting all who looked upon them into the ether
Beyond the horizons of our world

Sweet and placid your light
My dear sweet Aurora, in bloom in the garden of the night,
Whose pedals fell upon the great many of us
Shining brightly through the darkness

Like a jewel in the sands,
Drowning in the dusts, the ashes of us
Those pedals fell, with a persona all their own
Tinselling gently amongst a great many a cheek
And yet still, beseeching a heart to beat

© 2023 Abraxasbird

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Added on October 6, 2020
Last Updated on September 18, 2023
Tags: nature, ocean, sky, lights, stars, Life, love



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