Newborn (An Aubade)

Moon stands
at the edge of dawn
watching Sun
walk down the aisle
slowly lifts the veil of darkness
hands held in twilight hues
winds whisper sacred vows
to billions of gazing stars
radiant Sun kisses blushing Moon
consummate bodies lay
in quiet afterglow
Moon proudly smiles
knowing Sun
carries
a new day

A Brief Analysis of the Water Cycle

convection currents in the heart
force metamorphosed emotions upward

cooling and condensing
they meet the brain

ominous thought clouds appear

torrential tears pour from the heavens

puddles of poetry form on the surface
seep into the heart
nourish the soul
and the cycle continues

*Inspired by I Am Sherif’s Pharaoh’s poem, “Words