Dogs 2009

SLEEPING SUN
(12/29/09)


a background
glow
suffuses
the surroundings
with a gentle haze
forever replacing the
uncaring glare
of daylight

perpetual
night sky
no longer black
boasts a miasma
of cosmic matter
reaching out
with light
to touch
even the darkest
of doomed
worlds

the coolness
of death
calms the bones
and freezes a smile
of relief
across a skull
tilted forever
upward

it looks
to the heavens
not for deliverance
but for a chance
of a glance
at the next act
of the show