Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The visionary

A line of sight cracks
through darkness, finding
openings of light, fractions
of reality streaming amid
a gloom of brokenness.
Folded and tied,
the gathered curtain
pulls back for a brief
shining moment,
a morning star
in a night sky,
sufficient for hope.

This poem is submitted for the Warrior Poet Circle, hosted by Jason Stasyszen at Connecting to Impact.

It is also submitted for Open Link Night at dVerse Poets. The links will be live at 2 p.m. Central time today.

Photograph: Sunset Between Trees by Alice Birkin via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.


Pat Hatt said...

A little hope and one no longer thinks they are at the end of their rope. Even shining through the darkest night, removing most any fright, great write, I like seeing such light.

Karen Kyle Ericson said...

Nice Glynn. It just takes a little light. Remember the old song? "It only takes a spark to get a fire going." God is good. Much to be grateful for.

Anonymous said...

of reality
a gloom
He came
and Lives

S. Etole said...

This reminds me of the sun that peeks over the hill as viewed through my kitchen window. From now on, I shall think "hope" when I see it.

Anonymous said...

We can find joy that all it takes is that crack of light because it will keep expanding and expanding until everything is enveloped in the brightness. What a wonderful thought. Thank you, Glynn.

Brian Miller said...

a hope that is needed among the fractured...sufficient the light as jason says will grow...

Scarlet said...

sometimes a candle of light is sufficient for hope...lovely picture too ~

ayala said...

Sometimes hope is all we have left....a lovely write.
Happy Thanksgiving.

Arron Shilling said...

a perfect expression Glynn
V.nicely done - while reading i'm in the picture - crystal

Linda said...

A beautiful picture of hope Glynn. It truly brings light and life.

Anonymous said...

Stunning imagery. I especially like the concept of fractions of reality.

Louise Gallagher said...

I love how you see hope in that early light.

Like Susan - I too shall see the sun rising as a sign of hope.


Shashidhar Sharma said...

Hi Glynn

Yes, hope is something that keeps us going forever... and I enjoy the light that it brings... your words bring light to a broken world...
Thanks for sharing..

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Sheila said...

sufficient for hope, indeed. thank God it doesnt' take much (smiles)