Let’s return

Let’s return, you and I,
to a dream – that one
we shared, hiding from the world
revolving around us
(Was it sunny?) I remember
only echoes in the dark
as we bounced off walls,
the world forgot.

The greens and browns
crossing the landscape now,
hostile in their indifference,
existing as though we care,
will slowly turn dark,
forgotten again, shadows
playing by themselves,
the world forgot.


(c) 2019 Phillip Knight Scott

Written in response to this week’s #writephoto from Sue Vincent and also for Ragtag Daily Prompt – Friday, this week posted by Emily.
Photo by Sue Vincent.

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 11 years and 3-year-old son, and at least for the next year, I’m on the right side of 40. (Both the interstate and existence, in years). I am a Tar Heel born and bred, and watch every Yankees game I can. My goal is to visit all 30 MLB stadiums in the next 10 years. I’ve been to 5 so far! Obviously I enjoy writing, but I also enjoy watching and reading sci-fi. I’m slowly attempting to finish my first novel, a “humorous” sci-fi romp which may be finished one day. I am a Doctor Who obsessive and choose Star Trek over Star Wars.

11 thoughts on “Let’s return

  1. Wonderful write, packed full. I have to say how delighted I was with your header image, too–I have an old ragged copy of Strunk & White’s Elements of Style on my shelf, a sure “tell” of my age, I thought; but apparently a youngster like yourself still finds it useful 🙂

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