Promises and Dreams

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In the dew-dappled dawn, promises fly,

rising up in murmurations, flowing

into space, tracing patterns in the sky

turning into misty clouds, then throwing

shadows back onto dreams. But then knowing

that the moon rises as the sun sets still

and the earth yet revolves–and will–and will

beyond our mortal lives. So, starlight gleams,

we watch it speckle bright the night—until

it seems, our dreams grow luminous streams.

 

I haven’t been around much lately at dVerse, and I’m sorry for being so behind in reading. I have a lot going on right now. This is my first attempt at a dizain, this month’s poetry form at dVerse.

 

 

 

 

 

26 thoughts on “Promises and Dreams

  1. Nice line: “and the earth yet revolves–and will–and will” with the repetition at the end. I also enjoyed the sound overall especially the internal rhyme in the last line.

  2. Excellent word-smithing Merril. The build a Dizain with almost every line enjambed, is not an easy undertaking. Eschewing the support of a measured line meter, and still making the piece work – bravo!

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