Electric-Blue Chrysanthemums

A Poem By Hannah W. // 7/10/2009

Night breathes as deep as day,
but it doesn't sigh
bugs buzz faintly, encircling warmth
and fireflies blink lazily,
on and off,
on and off

Then a sudden burst shatters quiet,
booming, slicing, crack!
they burst upon my sight,
for a second, blazing
electric-blue chrysanthemums,
bigger than the moon under wispy clouds, hazy

and then they wilt, slowly,

Golden shrieks crackle and snap
upon the smoky grey-black
a velevety sky,
invisible stars
then quiet again

on and off,
on and off
blink the fireflies

clover crunches slightly under bare feet of mine,
ready to launch me,
ready to let me rocket into the air,
crack! just as I'm leaping,
and barely catching sight
of electric-blue chrysanthemums
blooming in the night

even when the quiet again takes hold,
there is still the sharpness in my mind
the split-second streaking like lightning, brilliant, bright
those electric-blue chrysanthemums
blooming in the night.

on and off,
on and off,
blink the fireflies



That's amazing! I really like this, Hannah...very well writen.

Heather | Sat, 07/11/2009

And now our hearts will beat in time/You say I am yours and you are mine...
Michelle Tumes, "There Goes My Love"

That was awesome, really

That was awesome, really vivid.

E | Mon, 07/13/2009

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond


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