When Light Decays by Meg Smith



When Light Decays


This is the last point of matter,

our true falling.

A world collapses, inward,

taking all that was a sun within,

taking its own equator,

its own symphony,

to a place without music,

without night.






Meg Smith is a writer, journalist, dancer and events producer, living in Lowell, Mass., USA. Her poems have most recently appeared in the Muddy River Poetry Review, The Cafe Review, Trouvaille Review, Raven Cage, Beliveau Review, and many more. She is the author of five poetry books, and a short fiction collection, The Plague Confessor. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.com, on Twitter @MegSmith_Writer and Facebook.com/megsmithwriter.