Poem: “Aurora”

The monochromatic grey

of sky, water, and rocky landscape

lays before us

(and beyond)

in strict opposition to

the vibrant aurora that surrounds you

and us

hand in hand

as we walk north

(and away from home)

between worn stones and broken shells

on the beaches of coastal Maine

well before spring and just after

I love you

(too)

copyright 2012 Steven Harz

Published by Steven Harz

Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. In his writing, Steven captures the exhilaration, pain, and frustration of love, all the while making you strive to find the perfect balance. His work will pierce your heart with memories of love gone bad or an undying commitment to not let that happen to you - pain, truth, and appreciation pour out of his words. Steven's works have appeared in Inwood Indiana Press' Tracks, Voices 2, Donut Factory, Words+Pictures, Ink Monkey Magazine, The Germ, The Voices Project, Pocket Thoughts, and Indigo Rising UK.

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