Carriage Lights

 

 

Carriage Switch

Sunset sneezes.
Electricity creaks
through the veins
of the carriage.

It flies up in lights
pulled by horses
who trot on night.

Midnight blinks.
Stars sing
before
de-illumination
at dawn.

 

poem © Hatty Mare 2014

photo- Cinderella Lights 1937 by Humphrey Spender © Bolton Council
http://boltonworktown.co.uk/photograph/cinderella-illumination-3/

music (optional)- Coldplay’s ‘Majic’ http://youtu.be/1PvBc2TOpE4