Posts tagged ‘Night’

March 20, 2019

Coo of Night

by Colly

personal photo

 

cropped bank of river

 

 

 

In cathedrals of green.  The stately tall pillar stems.

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October 10, 2018

Dream

by Venkat

2018-10-04

Pigs they oinked till late
Their mother’s scent wafted
Smoke rings up the air
Moon gave a sigh under the voices
They had no night to dream

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September 28, 2018

Stars III

by Jem Croucher

Yellow, I see them
and myriad colours more
Jewels in the night sky

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September 27, 2018

Stars II

by Jem Croucher

Across the dark void
Brightening the light sparkles
And here is the voice

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September 26, 2018

Stars I

by Jem Croucher

As stars like diamonds
Gathered in a darkened sky
Night became as day

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August 31, 2018

A TWILIGHT KISS

by thereluctantpoet

GOLDEN MOMENT SUNSET
By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Sit Alone In Silence
As A Summer Afternoon
Slowly Surrenders
To The Evening Sunset

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August 25, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-25

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

twilight
poured off the nest
life to hatch tomorrow
smiles bandaged on yesterday’s bones

warm moon

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May 28, 2018

Business Trip

by Nick Anthony

The full moon rises,
Glistening like a fresh silver dollar
As Mother Earth lets off steam
And unbuttons her stifling collar
To feel the breeze of the Sun’s departure.

Eagerly I wait at the window
For my moon to come home,
So I can feel the breeze of his sigh
As he sits on his leathery black throne
And watches me with contentment from on high.

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May 25, 2018

Night Out

by Renwick Berchild

The night holds weapons, battlements, arms
how fat it grows, full and strong, with the wooly
thickness of a coat, and the deepness of a well;
down, down, down we both go, holding hands
with exhales flaring up, hot flotsam on the sea.

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April 14, 2018

She Swims The Night

by Renwick Berchild

She swims the night; the street is her sea. The street is her wave,
that clashes and eats at her tired soles. Unmarried women
don’t walk alone, so she dares it – whispers, Come on, breathy anxious
with wheels going round in her inner life. The troglodytes remain
shut up in their homes, rectangular mirrors smiling in their eyes.

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April 11, 2018

Stay Up

by Renwick Berchild

They glare, the lanterns of the city, the rooftops lit with minds
that cannot sleep, with eyes

that will not close, and mine are along, the plung
of neuroticism; rest rises up and sudden there’s the tug. We’re
hot, a blade in need of pounding, the urge
to spin, lofty dreams, haggard visions, twisting
our teeth like screws. But the builders build. The makers make.

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April 11, 2018

A STARRY NIGHT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
WATCHING STARS AT NIGHT
A Starry Night Shines

As We Watch The Majesty

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February 16, 2018

Living the Night

by cmapillay
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 “People cry not because they are weak, but because they have stayed strong for too long”
 
Yes, I am living the night
For the world outside
But there is a storm raging
In my world inside
 

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February 8, 2018

Whistler

by Renwick Berchild

Grasses bob, the trees press, expand; press, expand as lungs.
Loyal speaker, who spake the first murmurings – whistler at the window.
What’s that? Faces stack, knotholes of wisps in the darkness,
agape and wakeful just as I, truculent foreheads, lined lips, I’ve a wife
who died, is she there? Another unholy moaner outside, watchful.

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January 31, 2018

Depression

by Renwick Berchild

The walls, they are shrinking,
a box I am in folded up,
heavy and looming
are the forges
making all this dark;

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January 24, 2018

The Big Black Storm

by Renwick Berchild

Windstorms have battered my life for days, treble the rain,
tintinnabulation on the streets, a highway roaring like a sea of heaves
of grimness, mornings glamsy, murdered pink some dawns, strewn
with hoods and caps and umbrellas, and the grey swallows up
the goldfinches’ wings, the stellar jay sky, it’s hidden somewhere above.

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December 26, 2017

At 2 p.m. I rise, and at 5 a.m. I sleep

by Renwick Berchild

Lit, a gaslamp as a sun,
this is the star we have, here,
those of us of the night,
and lately, we have the quiet,
but it is not always so,
for phantoms sometimes eek
from out of mourning souls,
and walk down the roads,
with sways, and heavy heels.

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November 19, 2017

I AM A WATCHER OF THE NIGHT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I Wait Patiently
For The Sun
To Set
In The Western
Sky
For The Light Of Day
To Finally Die,
 Away 

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October 9, 2017

Furious

by Tanya

Amidst the chaos of life
These calm days
and stormy nights
are your gifts with all my might..

I don’t feel your pain
I don’t understand your state
I don’t know your situations
That’s all in your mind..

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October 9, 2017

Travel

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Travel*

7th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Thunders throng, torches twirl
Tusks tainted, timber tracks
Tropics tussle, tepid trunk
Thud trees, thud thoughts
Twisted tyres, tracks torn

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October 1, 2017

The Sounds of the Night

by Zenei

Every sound is amplified, every feeling gets exaggerated.

The roosters crow in the distance, though the clock only says twelve.

Cries of a baby emerge from the house below, the mother shushes.

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September 27, 2017

Moon

by Venkat

Alliteration Poem – Moon

26th Sep’17  ~by Venkat

Move mellow, move mellow
Make my moments melt
Mirrors, mist, melancholy
Memories morbid, meander

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July 16, 2017

Call of the Night

by Abigail Gronway

Night
beckons

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July 12, 2017

Dappled

by Jem Croucher

Last night the moon shone bright within
a sea of dappled grey
As speckled night clouds gathered
at the end of a hot day

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July 9, 2017

Indigo Six

by Jem Croucher

Seven colours, seven days
and indigo’s in sight
The sixth one in the rainbow
reminiscent of the night

Deepest blue as evening fades
and quieter hours reign
Holding banquet to the hours
‘Til morning comes again

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July 1, 2017

PEEK-A-BOO

by thereluctantpoet

By CHARLES ROBERT LINDHOLM  

A BLISTERINGLY,
BLAZING YELLOW FIREBALL
LAUNCHES AN ATTACK UPON THE NIGHT
PRECISELY WHEN THE COCK CROWS
AT DAWN

IT’S A SNEAK ATTACK
BUT NOT REALLY

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June 28, 2017

Little Lights

by Jem Croucher

Surrounded by darkness
as night settles in
Little pinpricks of light
point to where I have been
As with power from the sunlight
they get by the day
they come alive in the darkness
to light up my way

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June 17, 2017

Day (diamante)

by Angela Umphers Rueger

day
hectic, hot
working, schooling, running
sun, eagle, owl, moon

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