Ian Stewart Black

Modern master of classical poetry

Month: August, 2017

Eyes Of Liquid Fire

With eyes of liquid fire
Burning in the stillness of the night,
You seal a single moment
From the chaos of eternity;
The silver-glinting sky hangs
Heavy with an icy permanence,
And sparks of darker magic
Linger in the air outside of time;
The world of your enchantment
Ripples with the trembling of my heart,
Reverberating in the
Silence. Wordlessly, you call to me
With eyes of liquid fire.

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Paler Moon

Wounded, weary and weak.
A paler moon, a darker night.
Lonely, lost and longing.
Crying for the end.