You made your appearance without much excitation,
probably due most of all to your orientation
poised above my housetop and slightly to the right
for almost an hour that clear October night.
It seemed no one was watching—too early or too late

for the world  to witness and to start a great debate
about bizarre lights in the sky that could not be explained.
Perhaps only I watched as your brilliance flared and waned.
And who am I to ruin my integrity
by sharing with the world what was only viewed by me?

Prompt words today are:  watched, orientation, bizarre, integrity and appearance. Image by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash.

8 thoughts on “UFO

  1. Glenda

    Your memories flared to life, inspiring behind my eyes, my own desires to see all that you see, and have seen, beyond our own known night sky. And I dare to believe…



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