My light

She appeared in my life, brilliant light
I thought an ephemeral dream
beyond my reach or, worse, destined
to disappear over the horizon 

but she refused to be a shooting star
and instead burns in the daylight,
gleaming in grooves long in the dark.

© 2021 | Phillip Knight Scott

For dVerse #135 Shake That Poem Groove Thing. Also utilized the Word of the Day Challenge: “daylight

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

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