Poem: ‘Heed’

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Florescent green banners snaking
in the blue;
Polaris over my head,
such beacons of the kingdom
drawing like a magnet,
beckoning closer to ice smothered peaks
of estranged lands;
the incessant drum of the shaman,
ancestors screaming from my heart,
imploring me: “Remember this.”

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*dVerse Quadrille 114 — poetical magnetism

31 thoughts on “Poem: ‘Heed’

  1. I had the best Northern Lights show during a visit to Alaska. When the poles are just right, we sometimes see it here is WA state, but it is pale and twinkling.

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  2. Oh this is incredibly breathtaking! I have always wanted to see the Northern Light up close. But your quadrille is snapshot worth holding onto! 😀

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