Tuesday, 24 September 2013


A writing prompt from Studio30Plus - "Hurt"

We fell to earth, who once had soared so high
So fast and far through endless stellar night
From that sweet single point of bursting light
And shining side by side till we drew nigh
This world, this world, and its embrace was cold
And made us fall, at first so close we fell
Through screaming skies, and side by side we fell,
Foul gravity, the turning earth took hold
And parted us, made distance and I wept
To be alone in so so cold a place
Ignored the pain of impact, but to face
A moment where your shining light was kept
Away from me, away from me who’d burned
With stellar flaming fire like your own
That moment was a horror.  Cold, alone
And buried in dark earth I cooled and yearned
For soaring moments and that fragile flame
That I’d once thought eternal and was gone.
I cooled and darkened, dark where once I’d shone,
A stone and not a star; small, cold and tame.
Yet even on this distant barren shore
I sense you drawing close and blaze once more