Geysers of Light

Geysers of light
shooting water out of the hard pavement.
Displaying red, green, orange and white lights
illuminate this magic fountain.

Silently strumming a tune
of its own choreographed design.
Its playfulness attracts
feelings of whimsy in the souls of humanity.

To the hobos
their one chance at carefree play.
To the tourists
a magic wonderland.
To the hard working natives
a time of wonderment.

As night approaches
the beams light up the ebony sky
bringing a variance of color
to a bland world.

In daylight
the colors are muted.
Instead ~ the syncopated rhythms
are the main attraction.

Parallels in a perfect universe
these geysers of light
enhancing both the day
and the night.

1999 by Rosemary Winters Tracey

HOT LINKS


Order Book!

back to Excerpts from Amythyst Palms and Golden Afternoons
back to excerpts from Backlit Palms and Sidewalk Dreams
back to excerpts from Cream Palms and Mesa Spirits
back to excerpts from Date Palms and Arizona Skies
back to Main Page


Name:
E-mail:
Poem Read>
Poem Review: