I roll down these dark roads beneath a moon that gives no quarter. Even its half-light provides a beacon that offers comfort to one who is headed home. Given time, it will shine even brighter. But I will be home by then, my heart content, and I’ll be able to share its brilliance.
I recently had a conversation with Rebecca Budd about various forms of poetry and inspiration. “Season 5 Episode 6: Ken Gierke on A Poet’s Voice” can be found here, where you can listen to the interview, along with some of my poetry.
No more, yet no less, sensitive than those around her. In tune with her emotions. A siren calls from an interstellar cloud, her song familiar notes. Then and now. Her voice imploring, know this truth. This star my heart is meant only for you.
This is my response to Quadrille #169: A Star (Poem) is Born, the prompt from De Jackson at dVerse ~ Poets Pub, which is to use a form of the word star in a Quadrille – a 44-word poem (excluding title), with no required meter or rhyme.