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.

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 12 years and 5-year-old son. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now! https://amzn.to/3oVCG77

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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