Desert Nocturne


An American Sentence

Photo: D. Slotto

Photo: V. Slotto

Embedded in darkness
I bear the world’s pain;
will dawn remember morn?

Day 4 of National Poetry Month. 

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10 thoughts on “Desert Nocturne

  1. That last line is killer.

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  2. kamana says:

    things seem so much lighter in the morning

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  3. Pamela says:

    Poignant poem, Victoria. The sun continues to rise, as I have taken witness of personally. I am going to try an American sentence.

    Pamela

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  4. Mary says:

    Strong writing here. I do wonder about the dawn too…and the memories.

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  5. rmp says:

    ooh…I hear a lot of different layers hidden in that question. lovely.

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  6. I love your poem and Viv’s response. Thank God for mornings!

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  7. brian miller says:

    somethings we have to let go
    unable to carry the world,
    i am not strong enough

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  8. How beautifully your photo complements – illuminates!- your words here, Victoria.

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  9. kaykuala says:

    One often asks but answers may be elusive often times! Nicely Victoria!

    Hank

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  10. Victoria –

    Be strong against pain
    remember light and good times
    morning comes again.

    love,
    ViV xox

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