photo credit: Stephen Bockhold, rebedvrlists.com
Torches shine along forest trail that leads to clearing. Youth campers in Rocky Mountains gather around bright bonfire; jostle each other to find seats on long pine logs. Click off flashlights with excited whispers. Flames lick upward as sparks rise higher. Guitar music wafts through smoke and singing begins. A chorus of “kum ba yah” fades as heads quietly tip up toward heaven. Eyes blink in wonder, above and beyond, to where floating sparks extinguish and a million twinkling stars ignite!
clear night on mountain
milky way spills across sky
I’m joining dVerse Poets for haibun Monday’s theme: twinkle, twinkle