Friday, January 06, 2017

walk in the park

Houghton Hall Park 5th Jan 2017

The sun begins its walk in the park
unsullied by the night;
stealthy and quiet,
it begins its colouring.

Silhouetted trees grab the light first -
head of the queue
releasing birds from the grip of darkness
and gripping sunlight instead.

Tinseled outlines of frost,
the sprinkled fairy-dust of chill
in their branches,
a phantasm in transit
the last protagonist
in the conflict of light.

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