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Up Up - Anthony Salandy

Up, Up! cried that luminous sphere

As it made its final ascent

Far above the well-wishing trees


Whose rustling leaves

Spread the aromatic pine

Far beyond the dewy grounds,


Again up up went the orb

As the sky darkened

And a cool gloaming set in-


Just as the sun disappeared

And the moon sparkled

To highlight the fickle fancies-


Of childhood enchantment


Bio: Anthony is a mixed-race poet & writer who enjoys the pastoral as well as the depth of human sentiment and action and tries in earnest to express this in his poetry.  Anthony's work has been published 30 times. Anthony has 1 published chapbook entitled 'The Great Northern Journey'. 

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