Shining Black

Mulberry leaves glimmer in emerald light,
shining black cleaves through empty winds.

Four lightening arcs crack the azure climbs,
broken clatter of tumbled armour rings over four realms.

Rhino_beetle1

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Image found here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2012/07/26/how-the-rhino-beetle-got-its-horn-and-why-it-cannot-lie/#.USAxJWdlTqt

About skyraftwanderer

A person who enjoys writing short story things, poetry and other random things that come into my head.
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10 Responses to Shining Black

  1. simonhlilly says:

    First read for sound, second for meaning, third to taste it all again. Three courses. Nicely full.

  2. My he’s(?) a gorgeous specimen — and so is this poem.

  3. simon7banks says:

    I particularly like that last line. Wonderful!

  4. yelena says:

    just love this….

  5. Tony says:

    He really is the heavy armour of the insect world, isn’t he?

  6. Stan Ski says:

    He looks mean, but he’s a big softy really…

  7. An unusual beetle, he looks ready for battle with the armour and horns ~

  8. 1emeraldcity says:

    A small, rich gem here, Sky…that exquisite first line!

  9. Lindy Lee says:

    Shiny black poetry specimen, SkyRaft, in your inimitable style…

  10. lucychili says:

    sounds like intense storm

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