Poem: The alchemy of Light – by Jim Aldrich |

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April 26 by The Running Son

The alchemy of Light

Tonight, a shimmering silver has come down,

a sliver of heaven, in my curtains,

over the desert

on the moon-rock

across the ground. Her standing

in the breeze-way,

such a brilliance the moon gives!

It illuminates you in places

 

where moonlight is

blinding. I miss you, and I am finding

myself listening for you.

You said he only kissed you.

Turns out the dude jacked you, then smacked you

around. I cannot stand here now

or sit back and watch you

drown, weather, or crack.

 

So rise

up now, child please

off your knees, come to me, run if you must

no more need to kneel down. You’re an angel

and you blind me.

You shine like a moon-beam

god’s child, silver-lined

minted proof

and I truly hope to see you around.

by Jim Aldrich

Dedicated to C, who doesn’t realize she holds the moon and lives among the stars.

 

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END

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12 thoughts on “Poem: The alchemy of Light – by Jim Aldrich |

  1. Jeni Johnson says:

    Wow that was amazing, I could feel the two different persons so dramatically without being thrown off the poem. Nice work!!!! Gangsta vs Poet.

  2. 1WriteWay says:

    Beautiful imagery … continues to shimmer silver in my mind …

  3. Kira says:

    You paint such vivid word pictures…incredible intensity! Beautifully written!

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