Iridescence …

I saw a feather
at my feet,
such beauty
adrift upon a dusty street.
I placed upon my palm
this mystery of flight
ashimmer in the light.
It guards the secret of the sun;
the rainbow’s unbroken code.
I saw
a fire-flash;
an iridescence –
turquoise;
emerald;
blue.
I touched
that mystic
luminescence –
Love;
gold-spun
above a dusty road … .

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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