This is my response to MLMM’s Photo Challenge #408, this image:
Photo credit Sarah Whiley
I realized after a day that it was probably supposed to be a reflection in a pond or some kind of water, but my original associations were with Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.” Another nonet.
Van Gogh’s Starry Night is modernized:
There remain bright swirls in the sky,
Obscuring most darkness.
Nobody sees trees
In urban sprawl,