first night

 

 

high desert 

clarity of night sky

 

insect sounds

distant trucks 

 

chill breeze

something approaching solitude

 

primal fear

of night and seeming emptiness

 

flora and fauna unknown

excitment of place

 

stars from horizon to horizon

side by side

 

on our backs

hard, cold earth beneath

 

hands touching

words whispered

 

short of breath

gazing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Written on 2020-09-06 at 05:52

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Bibek The PoetBay support member heart!
Very economical. The short stanzas heighten the intensity and set up the scene beautifully.
2020-09-06



The scene is beautifully, indeed gracefully, limned; the poem is a pleasure, and perhaps even a joy, to read.
2020-09-06


Ann Wood The PoetBay support member heart!
Lovely poem Jim
2020-09-06