A Silence

We cannot hear the light, the casting 

of shadows or the rays that follow

fair morning’s rise; it lifts from slumber 

and settles in a silence beyond quiet, 

startling in the thunderous hush of a shaft 

of splendor that takes our breath away 

as the world declares the clearing of night 

and dawning brilliance in the promise of day.

—C.L. Fisher, August 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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