July 15, 2007

a little something...

Because it has been forever (if ever at all) since I've shared creative writing on my blog, here is a poem I wrote a few weeks ago as a challenge on the forum I mentor with. I set up the challenge and used an assignment from college. We had to write a poem with the first line: No moon, it took an hour. Now, for your reading pleasure!

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No moon, it took an hour
for the rune to gain full power
and the starlight to reveal what it had known.

A kingdom bent in weeping
through the vigil they were keeping.
Mortal jars hold souls of love and hearts of stone.

Up above, the leaves they shiver
as the fairies start to quiver
letting teardrops fall in effort to atone.

Silent footfalls pound the earth
and echoes tell of the rebirth
of one worthy to reclaim the empty throne.

No moon, it took an hour
for the rune to gain full power
and the starlight to reveal what it had known.

As the rune reached full glory
at the start of a new story,
the prince once lost, into a king now had grown.

Darkness hides both fear and grace-
Oh may they mingle and embrace,
To teach courage that can face the vast unknown.

In the darkest towers
Of hearts drenched by raging showers
Do remember well the lessons hope has shown.

No moon, it took an hour
for the rune to gain full power
and the starlight to reveal what it had known.
(C) by SDD, 6.26.07

2 comments:

Aimee said...

I don't have your address, I guess. :) mine is schmeelivesagain@yahoo.com

Johanna said...

Wow. I really liked that one! I felt the darkness, the pending glory...great work!

BTW, You are the one from whom I borrowed "skippy." :.)