Crepuscular light falls on a grey
lichen-covered rock face,
illuminating a maze
of micro countries,
mapped but uninhabited
to the human eye, until
red turns to pink and purple,
colouring in the outlines,
and they burst into life: a fairy lit
topography by sunset.
Kim M. Russell, 7th September 2019
My response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille: Are You Set?
Merril is our host this Monday, inspiring us to write quadrilles around the word ‘set’.