Oblivious, you await delight,
unaware of the particular pattern
of morning light that falls by your feet
on the red bricks of the hearth –
a bright splash of the sun’s white shine
shimmering, dancing with the shadows
of the broad-branched trees
sprouting brand new leaves.
About the Poet
Cynthia Pitman, a former high school Advanced Placement English teacher from Orlando, Florida, has had poetry published by Vita Brevis Press, Right Hand Pointing, Three Line Poetry, Third Wednesday (contest finalist), Leaves of Ink, Amethyst Review, Ekphrastic Review, Postcard Poems and Prose, Adelaide Literary Review, and others. Her first poetry collection, The White Room, is forthcoming.
For the first time in nearly five years, Vita Brevis is closed for submission. Read the full story here.