The Sky is TARDIS Blue

As you know, I’m writing along with the students in my Creative Writing class this semester. Here is this week’s assignment: a sonnet. I decided to try a Terza Rima rhyme scheme this time.


The Sky is TARDIS Blue

The sky above my birth was post-it sized:
a square of snowflakes, cube of clouds,
above a house of books with big insides.

Above the college quad, it opened out
its pages to the scope of human art:
a framing narrative for studied doubt.

Then came a grey-eyed wanderer whose heart
held distant vistas. We carved out a cave
and nestled in. Outside, horizon’s arch

expanded, gaining speed, a quantum wave
where future fields unfurl and plains arise
and roads go ever on and we are brave.

Beyond this earth’s adventures is the sky
that never ends: the heaven where we fly.


About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a writer, English teacher, and Inklings scholar. Sørina serves as Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and teaches English at King's College and Lehigh Carbon Community College. She has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" and "Caduceus."

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