Voyage

cosmic-dark-land-landscape-night-sky

Stars in our Eyes

Lying in the grass in a field on a
late summer night, we hold hands under the
deepest of blue-starry-skies. Luckily,
gravity’s grip keeps us firmly pinned to the
earth, though in our minds we float away and
plunge into the vast, star-studded sea so
near. We try to navigate Orion’s
belt, and end up in Cassiopeia’s
hair. Draco takes a swipe at us as we
pass, seeking Ursa Major. We take her
cub, Ursa Minor, as a peace offering.
Her dipper pours us from the sky; we wake
to drops of rain, and laughing, run for home.

Constellations - Northern Hemisphere

***

Written for Poetic Asides April Poem-a-Day challenge.

 

Advertisements

One thought on “Voyage

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s