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.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2017
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  1. the first haiku is my favourite; luv the clearly formed fragment phrase in this one

    much love...

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

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

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

  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.

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

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

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

  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 :)

  10. AnonymousJune 21, 2017

    You were inspired. These are wonderful.

  11. Really beautiful stuff.

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

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



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