a conversation, coloured lonely

Lois E. Linkens/Aurora Phoenix/Insights From the “Inside”

lois e. linkens

tree women

[this is a collaboration with the lovely Aurora Phoenix – she is a joy to work with and we both loved creating this piece for you. please have a wander around her blog for more!]

it is at night,
when the silence screams the loudest.
when the curtains are drawn,
and the candle snuffed –
the air is burnt,
with the orange glow
of the blackened wick.
a single star
in an empty sky,
a tiger’s eye
in the witching forest,
a lonely car
on the midnight highway.

in the daylight
the silence is shushed
its horns ground down
under the trampling of the day
it finds kindred spirits
lurking in the pauses
poised to pounce
between hither and yon
a rabid Chimera
intent on foiling its captors

it is at night,
when the silence grows its wings;
when it becomes
arms and fingers
that squeeze and squash,
leaving their purple stains

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2 thoughts on “a conversation, coloured lonely

  1. A sublime piece of captivating beauty, from it’s form I expected the poem to have a ‘bullet point’ impact on reading but no ! it’s imagery softly washes over me and leaves a sensory aftertaste that lingers. Remarkable and enjoyable. Thank you.

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