Sometimes the Night

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Sometimes the night can seem so beautiful,

and yet holds such a quiet deception,

the deflection of light

limiting,

our vision.

    

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

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The Wind Coming Down from the Mountains

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As the winter storm roared through the trees, thunder rumbled rolling

through the valley, having been sent down the side of the mountain,

and I realized our spirits are so fragile, we often sense

the loneliness of the wind, with snowflakes swirling,

and yet inside our cocoons, we acknowledge the safety

and that God was never angry, even though

He probably does live in the wind

coming down

from the mountains.

     

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies