Tuesday, June 20, 2017

1038 - Bright Lights


Haiku Horizons prompt: bright


Bright Lights.

Starry, starry night.
Winter’s sky is shining down;
A most wondrous thing.


The beauty is there,
Shining brightly above you:
You must lift your face.


The artists see it—
The wonder of life, as is.
But we walk on by.


Too briefly they shine:
Bright lights in a grey-stone world.
We love them too late.
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© J Cosmo Newbery 2017
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15 comments:

  1. the first haiku is my favourite; luv the clearly formed fragment phrase in this one

    much love...

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  2. The beauty of life is in everything. Really enjoyed each line, well done.

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  3. A good view of the stars on a clear night is wonderful!

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  4. Nice snippets of origami poetry cut from the sky!

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  5. I have seen this Van Gogh and remember it to be much smaller than I imagined.Yes great inspiration can be derived from nature's gifts if only we could be bother to look up at the sky. Loved them all.

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  6. We shoujld all learn to view the world as the artist does.

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  7. Can being awoken to beauty ever come too late?

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  8. I think we need to make the stars like his... brighter and better...

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  9. I just liked how all of these flowed as one reading right from start to finish - even if they can be read alone - but then, how rare do you see just one star in the night sky?

    lovely :)

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  10. You were inspired. These are wonderful.

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  11. Really beautiful stuff.

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  12. Bright lights in a grey-stone world.
    We love them too late.

    They get overtaken by events most easily, and we missed them!

    Hank

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