Thursday, February 7, 2013

Under a bushel

digital negative from argentine flag: ralph murre

Under a bushel
by Marilyn Zelke-Windau

Under a bushel
she hid the moon,
the neon city in a candle,
the year colored green, yellow, red.
A white-black wave of flash
exposed the switch,
and dimming the fire
of the night beam
she came, blinded, to the bright
and stepped into the ray.

~ first published in Verse Wisconsin