Timeless poetic abyss

Delicious crescent 
sliver of white icing 
Oreo moon.

I walk outside
and step into a cave
painted with stars.

Giant firs
stretch their spires
towards the night sky
soaking up starlight.

A universe of blank verse
punctuated by comets & stars
I peer up & pause to applaud
the timeless poetic abyss.

I close
my eyes
and see
words free falling
like meteors
through darkness
impacting
the landscape
of each sentence.

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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19 Responses to Timeless poetic abyss

  1. Astronomically creative.Nice to see you again writing in the stars, Tyler. 🙂

  2. A universe of blank verse
    punctuated by comets & stars…

    Beautiful. –Curt

  3. sharonstjoan says:

    Reblogged this on Voices and Visions and commented:
    Poem by The Ancient Eavesdropper…

  4. Amy says:

    Tyler, this is so lovely.

  5. I think it is lovely too!

  6. charlypriest says:

    Glad you stumbled upon my little crazy blog, you´re certainly a very talented writer. Another good writer I can read and learn from, some people say learn I really just steal structure and words…..

    So if you don´t mind I´ll stick around see if it rubs off on me

  7. These images are so clear and poignant, Tyler 😉 I love your universe of blank verse. What a lovely poem I wish I had been able to share with my English students back in the day! Thank you for this 😉 Elizabeth

    • Thank you, Elizabeth! You are so kind and thoughtful 😀 It’s my pleasure! The irony of the first haiku is that I can’t eat Oreos anymore…I just had a visual of twisting an Oreo and eating the icing…my teeth marks leaving a sliver reminiscent of a crescent moon. Happy New Year to you and your family! All the best in 2015!
      Cheers,
      Tyler

  8. alittlebitnaughty says:

    So glad to have found you today. What beautiful imagery. x

    • Thank you kindly for the thoughtful comment and the follow! Much appreciated, my friend! I look forward to reading more of your poetry 🙂 Have a wonderful weekend!
      Cheers,
      Tyler 🙂

  9. alittlebitnaughty says:

    This is a blog I shall have to come back to.:-)

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