Red Sky


The sun's artery
beats through red sky
like the light
convulsing from an
ambulance roof.

The stained, dark
hemmorhage of noon.


9 comments:

  1. Oh my! A gem of a short poem. The second stanza couplet is pointed, powerful, and packs a big concluding punch. I find it brilliant. A wonderful write Sam.

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  2. Thanks for the kind words!

    Short link - http://bit.luy/s4redsky

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  3. This takes me back to summer marching band practice. <3

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  4. Yes, the heart and mind say, together. xxxj

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  5. I am liking your short poems..Emily Dickinson is ine of my favorites, brevity, wit & natural imagery. You are also a master of all three

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  6. How beautifully you make the sun alive.

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  7. Lovely and concise work here!

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  8. made me chant the sailor's words "Red sky at morning..."
    and this is pulsating indeed!

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  9. A beautiful piece, Sam. Great imagery; I'm seeing a red sky and a bright sun moving with rays of light pushing away the red.

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