Closer today

The ancient eavesdropper

The night fits itself snugly into pitch black pajamasย 

and loiters around with the man in the moon,

while billions of stars join in a distant lullaby,

humming a timeless tune.

As the earth orbits and edges towards sleep,

the tides realign and shadows sink.

Slowly, so slowly bodies float awayย 

to a brighter sun, closer today.

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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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11 Responses to Closer today

  1. This is so beautiful, Tyler!

  2. Meredith says:

    Truly, truly… touches the whole of me.

  3. Carrie Birde says:

    “…humming a timeless tune…” Lovely! And one with which we surely must all hope to resonate!

  4. just beautiful Tyler, that first line is a killer!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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