TONGUE OF AMBER by Daniel R., age 8, Ali, Misu, Jack & Emily, age 9 & Anvivi, age 11

Northern light in Iceland Photo by Gudrún Hauksdóttir — National Geographic Your Shot
This photo was taken on my way to Thingvellir at ‘Mosfellsheiði’ 8th of October 2013.

Tongue of Amber

A cloak of emerald ombré
and crackles
across the atmosphere.  
Limbs of light
the color of a hummingbird’s neck
brighten the sky.
A tongue
of amber peeks
the horizon.
Colors race
towards a finish line
of light.
is a thing with