Into the Night

Into the Night

Light from the dark star
flickering and fading
in the black sky
Her heart heavy from
the news of the drowned
and the saved
Pushing forward
intent on facing
her nemesis
Following the flame
into the night
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Bjorn is hosting D'Verse Poets tonight
and has prompted us to find Poems in our
bookshelves
My poem is based on the four books
in the photo
 

  34 comments for “Into the Night

  1. April 23, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    The imagery was immensely astounding. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful post! According to your convenience please do read some of my writings would love to know what you think about them. 🙂🙏

    • Christine Bolton
      April 23, 2020 at 11:33 pm

      Thank you Siddarth, You are very kind. I also checked out your blog and enjoyed your writing very much 🙂

      • April 24, 2020 at 7:02 pm

        Thank you for respecting my request 🙂🙏. Humbled by your generosity. 😁

      • Christine Bolton
        April 24, 2020 at 9:59 pm

        🥰

  2. April 23, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    This is a wonderful poem

    • Christine Bolton
      April 23, 2020 at 11:34 pm

      Thank you so much Sadje. It was a fun challenge 🥰

      • April 24, 2020 at 12:24 am

        I’m liking’s this years Prompts. Very interesting and entertaining poems to read.

      • Christine Bolton
        April 24, 2020 at 8:20 am

        Yes! ☺️

      • April 24, 2020 at 8:29 am

        👍♥️

  3. April 23, 2020 at 11:53 pm

    Christine, this is excellent! You combined the titles to write a tale of hope. 💞

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 12:06 am

      Thank you Punam. You are so kind, always 🥰

      • April 24, 2020 at 5:47 am

        Being honest, Christine! It is always a pleasure. 🙂

    • April 25, 2020 at 10:18 am

      This manages to reflect the current situation while remaining hopeful. Just what we need (k)

      • Christine Bolton
        April 25, 2020 at 11:02 am

        Thank you for your kindness 💕🙂

  4. April 24, 2020 at 2:09 am

    Your book-shelve inspire a creative poem Christen.…

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 8:20 am

      Thanks Ivor. I’m sure you appreciated The Flame 😊

      • April 24, 2020 at 8:27 am

        Certainly… and it’s bedside table right now….xx

  5. April 24, 2020 at 10:01 am

    Does she want them to stop fighting?

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 6:25 pm

      No she’s not fighting but she must face her nemesis, wherever she’s going! 😊👍

      • April 24, 2020 at 8:16 pm

        Always face your nemesis 👍👍

  6. April 24, 2020 at 11:21 am

    I liked the last lines on facing one’s nemesis.

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 6:21 pm

      Thanks Frank 😊

  7. April 24, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    Love this composition woven from titles.

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 6:21 pm

      Thank you so much. I appreciate it 😊

  8. April 24, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    “Pushing forward
    intent on facing
    her nemesis”
    I am inspired by these lines.

    • Christine Bolton
      April 24, 2020 at 9:47 pm

      Thank you Ali. You’re most kind 😊💕

  9. April 25, 2020 at 3:45 am

    This is beautifully written Christine.

    • Christine Bolton
      April 25, 2020 at 8:42 am

      I’m so happy you liked it Jude. Thank you! 🥰

      • April 25, 2020 at 10:39 am

        My pleasure 🌹

  10. April 25, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    Following that flame is sometimes needed… just hope there is daylight on the other side of night

    • Christine Bolton
      April 25, 2020 at 9:08 pm

      She will make sure of it ☺️

  11. April 25, 2020 at 7:01 pm

    A very nice compilation! Your embellishments just top it off nicely!

    • Christine Bolton
      April 25, 2020 at 9:07 pm

      Oh so sweet of you Dwight! Thank you 😊

      • April 25, 2020 at 9:41 pm

        :<)

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