Poem challenge

The Gods are too distant  

The dark sea of sees
casts its ancient eye
towering into the night,
commands the moon
for cycloptic vision
to blink intently behind clouds.

Over lands it searches,
until in crumbled cottage ruin,
it sees what it’s missing,
a down to earth voice.

The ruin obeys the summons
as it has done many times,
against many skies,
waits for the sentiment
to pass, and the God
to beome fiercely aloof again
like the day it was built.

Still, better late than never,
but it wonders sometimes
if it is.

Note from a poet –



One thought on “Poem challenge

  1. nectarfizz says:

    As always your poems have a subtle hint of something that brings the imagery closer. It’s a little sad, the feeling is something almost tactile. Lovely work Matt.

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