dwarfed beneath the violent whirring
of the cicadas buzzing in the trees
silhouettes flying overhead against
the mandarin sunset in tandem with
the Nuthatch's two-noted squeak
i am left spinning in the shadows

Claudia over at dVerse has challenged us to make quick strokes of the world around us, to capture light & emotion. Here's my eve on the patio.


jane hewey said...

violent whirring of cicadas! this is a beautifully alive scene. I especially like how your closing line fine tunes it to you. spinning in the shadows. so lovely.

Charity said...

Thanks Jane! It really was one of those intense buzzing nights! They were flying around and into the house! Bizarre.

Anonymous said...

Mandarin sunset sounds gorgeous in this whirlpool of magic.