we stood together
with mutual awe
for the celestial
of wonder as
the glowing curtain
danced and skipped
in the northern sky
like a nervous ghost
tucked and furled
in the folds of
we stood together
straining to see
for my son Nathan
>It's almost inevitable – we ponder the heavens – and then marvel at the mystery that is mankind. Nice one, Jerry.
>Very nice indeed! – nervous ghost- great image!thanks.
>beautiful and a beautiful vision to behold…your son will never forget the moments together in awe….bkm
>and hopefully it is a mystery that you plumb for years to come…
>..the translucent evening gown..so beautifully described jerry – and a precious moment with your son – did you read the poem to him..?
>There is nothing like the northern lights…they transport you. You captured their essence brilliantly, Jerry.
>Amazing description in the third stanza that struck me—nervous ghost attending a ball—what a way to look at it! Though even better to share it with your son 🙂 Great One Shot, Jerry!
>Hats off Jerry..this one is an outstanding beauty!i must say i am impressed with your bio too..sounds like you are a real human being with a very kind heart.cheers to you and Merry Christmas to you and your lovely family..:)
>You've shared a wonderful moment not only with your son but with us all. Delightful One Shot, Jerry!
>Brilliant descriptions of an amazing phenomenom and your reflections on the wonder of us.My one shot: http://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2010/12/13/on-reading-a-poem-for-poetry-potluck-and-monday-morning-writing-prompt/
>And there is always much beauty to beholdRemarkable piece JerryPlease stay safe as I know the winter has hit you folks hardWe appreciate your being part of us; like family we are glad you are here even during this busy timeHappiest of holidays for your familyMoonie smiles
>It is fair to say that the seeing of those dancing lights if you can let them lead you at the least learn a bit more about yourself and them who dance with you.