Light Snow

Winter.
Such a stage you set

when you decide to twirl
in your dainty costume.

There is no spotlight
indicating your fixed position—

just a polka dot glow
that hovers and fades

until the moon retreats
behind a darkened curtain

and even the staunchest critics
hope for an encore.

 

 

DeMaris Gaunt
11-23-13

 

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