The backside of the night

by Jem Croucher

At the backside of the night
I gave in, got up and then
tippy-toeing down the stairs
grabbed my book and pen

At the backside of the night
I smiled as morning came
A band of gold out to the east
with poetry there again

At the backside of the night
I laid my pen to rest
and thanked it for persistence
for these times are often best

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

Pingbacks to The Reluctant Poet for the encouragement and to Sailor Poet (and TBOTN) for the inspiration.

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5 Comments to “The backside of the night”

  1. Jem, I loved this!! Congratulations on Joining “The Backside Of The Night” Meme!!! Very Well done!! Please be sure that You let Sailorpoet know to include you in the compilation for TBOTN.

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