AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Susan Rempel, iDenise Richardson, iWilliam Wright, iKathleen Morris, iBurton Pines, iCraig Hartpence, iMiller Caldwell, i

  Home > Memoir > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

John Van der Kiste

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Messages
· 54 Titles
· 30 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

John Van der Kiste, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Memoir)
  1.  My red hot sexy baby...
  2.  Blue...
  3.  I'M STILL HERE
  4.  I Love My Dog
  5.  I Was
  6.  He was but Four...
  7.  Email for My Sweet Love
  8.  Marshland channels known by heart...
  9.  The Dark Place
  10.  Dearest Patti...
  11.  No Half Numbers
  12.  Day Dreaming In The Snow
  13.  Past Sea Isle City, NJ Memories...
  14.  Ah for those wild, wild days to return...
  15.  Snowy Morning Walk
  16.  Campfire Tales
  17.  I'm Pressing On...I'm In His Hands



Light blue crystal morning
by John Van der Kiste

Thursday, August 08, 2002

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by John Van der Kiste
•  Hound Tor
•  The colour of the underground
•  Twenty-five years on
•  August 4th to Paddington
•  Descent into nowhere
           >> View all 10

Is it four or five o’clock in the morning?
What day is it?
Tuesday? Wednesday?
Where are we?
Does it matter?

Dawn breaks, half-light is on its way
A light blue crystal morning – as its shards,
Reveries, abstract kaleidoscopes,
Pierce the haze of the night before.

Sometimes, nights spin out of control,
Fall to earth in flames.
Flames extinguish overnight;
Sleep, the fire blanket of time
Sweeps over all –
As light blue crystal morning
Comes around again.

Written in August 2002 while returning on a long-distance coach from London to Devon, UK. I had Sheryl Crow's 'Weather Channel' at the back of my mind while writing - not so much the song itself, but more what I call the misty early morning mood that listening to the song always evokes.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.