Poets, Uncategorized

School’s Out for the Holidays by Felicity Sidnell Reid

Photo by Stony Ridge Farm KY from Pixabay
 
 Afternoon darkness cloaks
 the road.  The school bus,
 late, puffs up the hill.
 Its stop signs shoot 
 out, left and right,
 as it stands still.
  
 Scarlet paddles open, glow
 on pumpkin coach, not
 yellow school bus,
 as small dark shadows,
 fearing nothing, leap
 into the piled up snow.
  
 Towards a string of diamond lights
 each cluster marking someone’s house,
 a band of spirits twirl and dance.
 They call like birds in their delight
 as lit up firs show them the way 
 and reindeer on a rooftop prance.
   

3 thoughts on “School’s Out for the Holidays by Felicity Sidnell Reid”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s