Summer nights

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“Oh, the summer night has a smile of light and she sits on a sapphire throne.”

~Barry Cornwall

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Summer nights

Summer nights,
pearls on royal spread,
I hear you in secret fogs and lulls,
when the winds color my dreams
in turquoise.

Summer nights,
shells breathing warmth,
I feel you in imaginary ripples,
where the memories glow
in ecstasy.

There, in the emerald world of silence,
jellyfish and peach sea flowers whisper.
There, with Poseidon’s gold, unseen and lost
lie the leftovers of enchantment,
the fantasies of rainbows and you.

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Inspired by El beso del final – Christina Aguilera

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Peach sea flowers - courtesy bigoo.ws

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© 2011  Broken Sparkles

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Sci-fi world

To become a human

On a planet X, Martian girl- tourist, dressed in stardust and silk,
waits on a queue and speaks to her personal Moon.
“The hours on the waiting line are worth” – she says,
and step after step, to the emerald salesman she moves.
With the speed of the light it was supposed to be,
but alas, time froze, the orbits were on strike again.
She thought of astronauts, she prayed for iron rain,
she dreamed of umbrellas that will hide her antenna
and when she finally reached the counter,
her nikon eyes, her smile in innocent tungsten, crossing gigabites,
faced the solar robot, selling all kind of artificial goods:
“One ticket to the Earth please and advice how can I fit in a human outfit?

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“Miss Martian Digital Dream Girl” by Jason Canty on deviantart.com

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© 2011  Broken Sparkles