Light, or: Pale

An atom poem

light
morning
skies

ideas
flicker
again

moved
to share
today

as the
pale orb
harks


Atom

  • Three line stanzas=tercets;
  • Count letters: 5-7-5;
  • This form links tercets under title;
  • No punctuation or capitalization.

36 thoughts on “Light, or: Pale”

  1. Every time I see the moon in the morning sky, I think of a description in a short story by Flannery O’Connor: “The pale, useless moon.” That’s always stuck with me for some reason. Great poem, David πŸ™‚

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