Wish Upon

Wandering After Will-O'-The-Wisp

Wandering After Will-O’-The-Wisp (Photo credit: garlandcannon)

Light shadows cross my vision
Photogenic spirits
Near ectoplasmic form
Bright pinpoint phosphorescence
Repeating blinking
Until dawn

Daemons draw blood sustenance
Winking just outside of view
Are these days, weeks, months
True memories
Or just a story stumbled through?

Body that is formless
Arms outstretched on this precipice
None to hold back
Willing deep descent
None to counsel to think twice

Light shadows will o the wisp
Momentarily seen
Then eternally gone
The stars above
Have already died
At least the ones I wish upon

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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6 Responses to Wish Upon

  1. Brian Hughes says:

    Serves you right for sniffing catnip before bed.

  2. That last stanza is heartbreaking.

  3. Those closing lines exceptional!

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