Cambridge Keenan

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A UNIVERSAL WONDER Poem by Cambridge Keenan


October 10,2013 at 11: 24pm










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Relaxed on a motionless summer's eve,

I breathe in the stillness of the night.

The twinkeling stars wink at me from the Universe.

I am at peace.

A tiny glimmer of light catches my vision,

On, off, on. off..

Quietly I lay watching as,

The light draws nearer,

Brighter now, but still flickering

On, off, on, off...

Nature sends me an allie,

No words need to be spoken,

Yet we graciously acknowledge each other.

I the perfect hostess share a few precious moments together with my most welcome guest.

As my allie journeys off into the distance,

My eyes flutter a kind adieu,

As the firefly slowly disappear,

Flickering, on off, on off.

..................................... ............ Cambridge Keenan...feb 1990

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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