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Shaft of light

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Shaft of light

Shaft of light

Out on the motorbike, on an urgent mission
Starting the trip in sunshine with a clear vision
In the season though of freewheeling fickle rains
To ride it out in slovenly rain-swept terrain

With light on retreat under sky’s sooty cupola
Dark, dripping, the day was a broken viola
Despite the raincoat, shelter from showers sought
A day of trials, the hapless traveler thought.

Half way through, the murkiness mercifully broke
With a shaft of light peeping through the sky’s high smoke
It came on as relief,  like a  pill that quells pain,
And felt like a  grandma’s tale with a moral strain.

7th Feb 13

For Seren Robert's "Shaft of light" contest

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  1. Date: 2/17/2013 9:31:00 PM

    Hi Jag, stopping by to enjoy all of Seren's "Shaft of light " winners.. Congratulations with your awesome poem. xox~ PD

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 12:36:00 PM

    : ) Jag I've been reading some really lovely poems and yours is one of them...no surprise anyway. Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 11:56:00 PM

    many congrats on your winning entry

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 10:03:00 PM

    Enjoyed the ride through the poem, excellent choice of words throughout. Congratulations on your win !!

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 9:23:00 PM

    Sounds like the ride was worth it....congratulations

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 7:42:00 PM

    Well done Jag and thank you.....Seren

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 8:13:00 AM

    Exciting time 'pon a bike in the rain..Reads like winning material..Enjoyed reading this day..Thanks for the comments about my work..May this be a blessed day for you..Sara