Consent the spinning stars, riding along the dark elliptical arches of a sacred temple gaze down upon us a round and radiating brilliance in their eyes progressing past us, deep in their own thoughts which they do not share leaving a still, open space that begs a burning question of the darkness to which they give no answer but for their waiting for us to unknot our perplexities until we whisper yes and yes and yes for a fleeting moment the stars shine brighter, answering ah! we gaze back in silence, empty and unbounded in each black pupil, a glimmering pearl
Victoria Twomey is a poet and an artist. She has appeared as a featured poet at venues around NY, including the Hecksher Museum of Art, The Poetry Barn, Barnes & Noble, and Borders Books. Her poems have been published in several anthologies, in newspapers and on the web, including Sanctuary Magazine, BigCityLit, PoetryBay, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, The Tipton Poetry Journal and the Agape Review. Her poem “Pieta” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.