A higher view

We approached the bluffs, feigning
through tired legs the stamina
to make any adjustment in altitude

So we stood, her eyes obscured
by the company of clouds that played
unbound just above flushed cheeks
or maybe I merely imagined them

reddened after the climb

Punctuation can be fickle and
ellipses hide all meaning …

It dawned on me as the sun rose
like steam in the shower blooms
to its full height in its own time
that love is stronger than gravity

The view from the summit came into focus
as the clouds leapt with a twirl to the sky
and we danced even higher energized in the sun.


© 2021 | Phillip Knight Scott

A few prompts today:

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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