A kingdom of two

The leaves circle the sky
in sun-washed indulgence,
a crown atop the earth.

We look up and see clouds —
curtains drawn so stars
can only dream of us here

as we hold court in shades of grass,
a private kingdom we rule as partners.

© 2021 | Phillip Knight Scott

Written for dVerse Poetics Quadrille #141: Heady is the Poem That Wears the Crown 

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. 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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