Starburst

I’d like to fly 

into a sunset,

take on the colors

of those fiery rays

just as they break

and settle on a far 

horizon, a starburst

like winged flames

of a hummingbird,

reflecting the heat

with every quickened

beat of my tiny feathers,

moving too fast

to ever burn.

—C.L. Fisher, Dec. 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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