The Lights Dance On (re-post)

dear friend catrin welz-stein

Auroras lights define and dance
along the curve and carving of a polar landscape
the howling winds a madrigal of ice and fells
reindeer watch with guarded eyes in the shadowed fringe of crown snow trees
beware lone walker…
the lights beguile
more than one has stumbled back
speaking wildly of sleds and cold queens
and an endless riddle to be solved
on a frozen lake
the nightless night holds its secret close
and guards them
while the lights
dance on.

*artwork by catrin welz-stein*

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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