The napowrimo.net prompt for day 18 is to ‘write an ode to life’s small pleasures.’
(It’s got to be just right
but when it is…)
The current rages high
the pulse beats tympani strong
the field turns green and red and orange
I sink into the cotton-candy cloud down
and float with the stream as it heads for the sea
When I open my eyes
I see the shadows of glitter
and the light of a new day
I get up, have a cup, go into a dream
the news of the day steps aside
to let the current rise
The journey was too good
not to ride again
Where would you like to go this time?
(17 April 2020—posted April 18)
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