Poem: Sparks / by Heather Taylor

Photo by Sarah Taylor; Poem by Heather Taylor

Photo by Sarah Taylor; Poem by Heather Taylor

We write our names across the sky
Willing them to the universe
Wishing on stars and blown out candles
For the one we want, are dreaming of

Our eyes burn in the glow,
us holding brief life in our hands
Those magic sticks that sizzle spark start
and snap dazzle their way out of existence.