Midwinter Waltz

December 18, 2013

One of my favorite times of year,
The annual dance of the planets
Treats us to a peculiar courtship
Of our Earth and the shining Sun:
The winter solstice is upon us.

Precarious constellations exhale
Sighs of relief as they are blessed
With a moment of reprieve, and
Let the master of our skies take
Center stage for a dramatic pause.

An exact alignment of purpose,
Our glowing orb hesitates ever so
Slightly before returning across
The vast expanse of blue and grey,
Waiting for a chance to swallow
Us whole and finish the dance
It began so very long ago.

MSBQ

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2 Responses to “Midwinter Waltz”

  1. Mike Says:

    Elegant. Well done.

  2. MSBQ Says:

    Thank you! I appreciate it.


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