Sun-scorched

your voice tries again
for a gossamer spell
a lustrous ghost
that can no longer
be conjured

for when it ceased
(the first time)
I rolled up the sun
and made my own light

here is my back:
and the scorch marks
to prove it

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Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

5 thoughts on “Sun-scorched”

  1. “your voice tries again
    for a gossamer spell
    a lustrous ghost
    that can no longer
    be conjured”

    This verse speaks to me on a personal level. Amazing poem! Great job!!

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