wide awake (moonlight)

The sun has long gone to sleep
Moon is wide awake
Hangs high in curtain of black velvet sky
Peaks through our window
Wonders why we are not asleep
Curious
Its unblinking gaze questions us
Our nocturnal behaviour
Candles stand tall
Halo of yellow-orange crown them
They push the darkness up towards the ceiling
Chase them into corners
We are as silent as their flames Continue reading