For Granted

I stand

In the dark

Beside the busy

Placed and still


Only the earth

In front of me

Unless dust fog

Rain travelers

Pass close enough


Until daylight


With a pop and fizzle

I burn out

No notice paid


A few hours

Or much much longer

~ by April on November 26, 2012.

2 Responses to “For Granted”

  1. Not fun to be so taken – but it goes with the territory for a lamp

  2. Unless, Romantic Dominant, the lamp is a person. Then what is it?

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