Fluctuations of Light

boat in sunsetsm

A longboat spills

Out of the golden trail

Across the sea

 

A sailboat tacks across

The same path

Trailing laughter

 

The sun shouts

In sunset gold

And spills its

 

Final fire into the sky

Sets the sea aflame

Until day burns out

 

And a crescent moon

Gains its quiet control

Of the gentle night

Janice DeRuiter

About Winding Stream Press

Janice DeRuiter Eskridge, M.F.A. is a poet who worked for over a decade as a poet-teacher for California Poets in the Schools. Helen Shoemaker, Ph.D. L.M.F.T. is a university professor who teaches in the areas of child development and counseling. She is also a therapist in private practice.
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2 Responses to Fluctuations of Light

  1. This poem captures the sea in it most gentle, soul soothing rhythm. The combination of the movement of light and water is captivating and perfectly balanced.

    Ron

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