Bending at the Edges by Jamie McGillen
Sun blasts heat in yellow laughs
but someday the sun will explode how
all things do when they hold too much.
Larger than trees
the soft moon floats over the horizon
glowing over the ocean
bending at the edges.
My eyes trace along
the curve of the sea at night
northern lights shimmer through darkness.
In daylight I know charged particles
create aurora light
dizzy with the energy of the sun
still mad from all he holds.
At night the moon whispers
While the sun impatiently waits
to spread madness.
About the Poet:
Jamie McGillen was born in Alaska and currently resides in Washington. She holds an M.A. from Northern Arizona University and her work has been published in Jeopardy Magazine and Labyrinth Literary Journal.