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11/01/2012

100 Word Challenge - Kindle



What follows is offered in response to Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge. The challenge, this week, is "Kindle".


Haiku Friday 

Spaceman's Prayer


Oh far and brightly star, shining so in the dark of night, I so long to be with you, among you and all your kind, for you are home. You are the stuff that made me and you kindle in my heart a deep feeling of familiar.

You have no air I might breathe and your soul searing fires would consume me and spit me out like an ash upon incineration, but I know you, somehow, and your regions hold no fear, for me, for you are my parent.

Oh far and brightly star, bring me home. Amen.


Ndinombethe.

6 comments:

Big Mark 243 said...

At once we are all that ever was and ever will be... that is simply amazing to me..!

Shakira Choong said...

So very nicely done, Lou. Now I am so inspired to do one too...I shall be back. Thank you so much for your unconditional kindness and encouragement to me. I am so blessed to have found an invaluable friend like you! hugs shakira

Bo said...

Beautiful words!

:ance said...

"soul searing fires" = awesome

good use of kindle

Tara R. said...

That really was beautiful.

barbara said...

You have a poet's heart, Lou. Beautifully written.