True North ~ quadrille

True North

I was fading to nothing,
all reason and purpose gone,
when my eyes found hers
and I was instantly drawn.

As the needle in my heart turned,
I knew I had found my true north,
her heart the magnet
that would lead me there.

This is my response to Quadrille #114 – Poetic Magnetism,
the prompt from De Jackson at dVerse Poets Pub,
which is to use a form of the word magnet in a 44-word poem,
with no required meter or rhyme.

(background) Astronomy Picture of the Day
Cygnus: Bubble and Crescent © Wissam Ayoub
(foreground) Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
Qibla compass, from Iran

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