Bud and blossoms
long since bowed low,
stripped, and stilled -
as Capricorn's frigid breath
snuffs day's light early upon its quick.
While Orion's Belt sparkles
like a diamond broach
pinned to velvet nights,
we gather close beside the fire,
ponder infinity, celebrate faith -
by Margaret Bednar, December 14, 2013
This is for "dVerse Poetics - Candles & Lights". I will be back later tonight to read the many excellent responses to this challenge. Please click on over and see the many amazing responses of talented poets!