Shadowlands

A magical, dreamy poem from Tom. I hope you enjoy.

Beyond the Sphere

Desert sands in deserted streets
Rippled by the winds of time
Shadowlands has an added treat
As the New Moon is sublime

Echoes fade as darkness falls
Edged by a brilliant blue
Bathing deserted streets and walls
In an electric cosmic hue

From silent alleys shadows appear
Of folk who decided to stay
Forgotten folk who applaud and cheer
The magic being brought this day

As one they laugh and dance and sing
Connected, together once more
The halo, corona, brilliant ring
Brings tears and rapturous applause

Within minutes the show comes to an end
Silence and dust settles all around
Strangers once again lose their friends
And their loneliness is found

Shadows leave those deserted streets
Crumbling bricks and dusty floors
With hopes of another miraculous treat
And the chance of opening doors

D Wallace Peach of Myths of the Mirror has provided the challenge to write something about…

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15 thoughts on “Shadowlands

  1. tmezpoetry says:

    Nice!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Anonymous says:

    A stunningly beautiful and haunting poem.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I enjoyed how well this flowed, the imagery paints a wonderful setting. Awesome!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. areilly88 says:

    Love the hopeful ending!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. A beautifully written haunting tale!

    Liked by 3 people

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