Early Indicators

Driving home late one night

sixteen years ago,

two grandkids in the back seat,

we rounded a curve and before us

lay a valley dotted with lights.

Kodi, age 6, gasped and said,

“It looks like a whole bunch of angels.’

A few seconds passed,

then Sami, age 4, said,

“From over here it looks like

a whole bunch of car lights.”





This entry was posted in poetry.

2 comments on “Early Indicators

  1. This made me laugh, Joan. I remember once one of my daughters, elementary age at the time, asked her dad about moon cycles. He started off on this long explanation that went back to the Big Bang. Finally, she said, “Dad, that’s too much information.” The younger of the two said, “You’re making my brain hurt.” Kids… 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Gary Fultz says:

    Definitely indicators. Love it.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.