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ever glow


By Heather HublerPublished 2 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
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Inspired by the 'In Eclipse' Challenge.


edging toward oblivion, the nether slyly

calls, a siren softly

loosing these base desires

in us all, to rise, to

press our heels against red-rimmed burning lashes,

solar syncopations turning noon-day light to near pitch blackness, with

ever glow in rings of fire, obscuring our downfall.


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  • Caroline Jane2 months ago

    Fter reading this I think I can see the ring of the eclipse on the back of my eyelids... without ever having physically seen it. Strange sensation tbh!

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Like Paul, I also missed this one. Fabulous work, my friend.

  • Paul Stewart2 months ago

    oooh so glad you made your pillar post...completely missed this one. Another brilliant entry and the press our heels line is amazing. Great work, pal. findamn

  • Joe O’Connor2 months ago

    The picture immediately made me think of Mordor for some reason Heather- maybe the black mountains and fiery ring! This taps into an almost otherworldly feel, especially with words like siren and nether. "red-rimmed burning lashes"- I love the imagery of this line but what does that bit mean about to press our heels?

  • "press our heels against red-rimmed burning lashes" Whoaaa that line! It's my favourite! Your Acrostic was so stunning. Loved it eo much!

  • Gina C.2 months ago

    Magnificient! 😍 So, so beautiful, with a touch of sadness at the end 🥹

  • D.K. Shepard2 months ago

    Very ethereal and contemplative! Nicely done, Heather!

  • Shirley Belk2 months ago

    "loosing those base desires" brilliant!

  • randy Davidson 2 months ago


  • JBaz2 months ago

    I do like this line' 'press our heels against red-rimmed burning lashes,' Well done and good luck

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    Loving your eclipse nature poem!!! 💕❤️❤️

  • As with a solar eclipse, could it be that those who deign to see the light might never see again should they succeed? And thus, their victory celebration itself becomes their downfall.

  • Kendall Defoe 2 months ago

    Gotta toss that ring... ;)

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