Guiding Lights

by George Colkitto



before maps and


before lighthouses and


before science and writings and


stars spoke, in unpolluted night, of gods and


gazing to the heavens, man saw the arc of time ever


how days began and ended, nights came and went, when he was


his children and his children’s children’s children would watch the same


but did he foresee that they would learn and complicate, would destroy and


drive ever onwards, lay waste, as rulers of all they surveyed, until they put out

                                                                                                                                      the lights


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G W Colkitto writes poetry and prose. His work has appeared in anthologies and in magazines. There is more information on his Web site


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