When Midnight Came


by A.J. Huffman

we shed our skin, danced

around a campfire, hoping to invoke

summer’s rain.  Giggling like children,

we stomped our footprints deeper

into the desert’s resistant sand. 

We wanted this place

to remember us, to stand ingrained

by our touch as we stood by its.

We continued our ceremony of tomorrow

until the sky caved, added two tiny stars

to an already overflowing fold.  We held

hands, followed their pulsing path until the first

fingers of dawn pulled us all into warming light. 

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Writers Bio

A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida.  She has previously published six collections of poetry all available on Amazon.com.  She has also published her work in numerous national and international literary journals.  She is currently the editor for six online poetry journals for Kind of a Hurricane Press (www.kindofahurricanepress.com).  Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 and https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222


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