Matariki Morn’

Up with busy brain

In the stealth of the night

Diamond studs

On black velvet sky

Air crisp with frosty promise

Māori New Year

Celebrated today

The stars came out to play

As I tossed and turned

Sleep disturbed

By brain or stars?

(c) Karen Lighthouse 2022


Thanks for reading and take care until next time.

Comments and questions are welcome.

Words by Karen Lighthouse.

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