Tag: skyline

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Sunset Glitterbomb, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Petals ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #310

Beneath a sky
Of cobalt and lavender

While the dying sun
Throws glitter bombs
Off glass towers

But all I can see
Are three dots
Racing on the display

“Jason is typing”

This Schrödinger’s mobile
Holds two truths
Like petals pulled from a daisy

Each dot flashing in turn
He loves me
He loves me not

Both are true
Until the dots stop
To reveal the nature

Of the final petal

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City on the Bay, Vancouver, From Jericho Beach, British Columbia, Canada

Diminutive ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #118

I like the cities best
When they seem small

     Dwarfed by sky and clouds
     Or in the mountain’s shadow
     Some small dot upon the plain

Not so much larger
Than its inhabitants
Nor any one who on the streets
Looks up at towers looming
Considering what hands have built
In any way diminishes
The smallest human being