sweet end to a glorious day —
the car lights illuminate the ribbon road
countryside in silhouette, trees and homes
a full orange moon on the horizon
out there a grasp away
over my right shoulder
Orion stands like a guardian
my protector…
a friend by my side to share the splendor.


© L. Rose

I spent a great day with a friend back in the late 80s, early 90s – and began this in my head on the drive home; I finished it that night. I discovered in my notebooks that over the years, I’ve tried to “improve” upon it. Nope – this is the original. It’s one of my favorites. – L

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