Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A creature of the night


Darkness is now my friend
I am a creature of the night
Life's mysteries are more beautiful
Than the bright garish day
For then sad tears are hidden
Seductive secrets are whispered
Lit only by the flirtatious moon
With the teasing twinkling stars
So many untold stories speak
On the cool midnight breeze
I love her nocturnal ways
Wrapping me in her embrace
I'm here but you may not see me
Then where are you? You ask
Even if I am not here, I was once
I'm the rustle in the leaves
Or the creak in that old door
The sad lonely sigh of the wind
And the beat of your lonely heart
When you remember who I was

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23 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful.. touched my heart. Loved these lines:

    I'm here but you may not see me
    Then where are you? You ask
    Even if I am not here, I was once
    I'm the rustle in the leaves

    Is it possible that the one we love is present in the form of Nature? Reminding us that we are never alone.. and shall be united once again. Beautifully executed :D

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  2. so evocative and beautiful...love the tenderness of the voice of the speaker.. ....

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  3. Sometimes the invisible speaks to a person louder than the visible!

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  4. the ending is awesome, a sorrowful farewell, a declaration, just lovely

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  5. this made me cry...very very touhcing

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  6. Wonderful job on this, as the feelings are very vivid.

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  7. Haunting poem. I believe that such truths are inescapable, and quite often comforting. Need the old memories that live at night have to carry pain?

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  8. A beautiful poem that lingers long after you finish reading. Loved the emotions portrayed in it.

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  9. I love that she is there in the creak of the door, the rustle of the leaves, the sigh of the wind. Such a beautiful poem.

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  10. I loved the feel of this as it wound to its close! Beautifully written!

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  11. Yes, the night has its own seduction and charms, which you've captured beautifully here.

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  12. What a wistful and thoughtful poem - we are always connected to those we love..no matter where they may be...perhaps 'we' know each other so well we are in each others souls...

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  13. Oh...Beautifully descriptive.Very ethereal and has a whimsical synergy...superlike this, Robin.

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  14. I love how you brought in the sounds of the night in the last part of the poem.. there is such a longing in the night.

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  15. Darkness is now my friend - excellent opening line, it draws you into the whole poem. Beautifully done.

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  16. Lovely poem. It's so full of feeling. I like the "presence" in the sounds and secrets of the night.

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  17. Old Egg,

    Your poem has set the perfect circumstances within which it is possible to connect with those silent voices of the invisible night visitors...Every sound is powerful and with a meaning attached...
    Eileen

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  18. The ghost who stays to watch the one they love sadand touching .

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  19. A beautifully scribed mystery.
    Anna :o]

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