The Night Sky
by Noor Khader

A silver bowl tilts month by month,
dropping golden raindrops,
enlightening the once barren sky,
threading its way around,
making shapes before my eyes.
In the night these sparkly structures light up the starry sky,
but they also light up my heart and turn the world into beautiful art.
And yet this art cannot last very long,
and so the silver bowl breaks,
and the golden drops disappear
and the world turns into dawn.

next   previous

Poem Copyright 2012 by Noor Khader

 

Home   Enter Poetry Contest Online   Enter Poetry Contest By Mail   Contest Rules   Educators

Frequently Asked Questions   Certificates   Winning Entries   Order Status   Imagine Poetry Book

Published Authors' Poetry On the Web   Public Library Catalogue Service

What People Are Saying   About Us   Contact Us   Privacy Policy   Order Poetry Books

All content Copyright 1998-2017 by the America Library of Poetry.  All Rights Reserved.