Poem: Lights in the Night

The day is light, warm,

bright, friendly, welcoming.

Bees gather and swarm.

~

Butterflies flutter through

the dappled sunlight.

Flowers bloom, fresh and new.

~

It is when the night comes

when the joy disappears,

and cold seeps in, chills, numbs.

~

The animals scurry away.

Fear grips them all,

at the disappearance of day.

~

Barn owls hoot loudly and crickets cheep and chirp,

the calls ringing in the dark,

taking over soft day sounds, they laugh and usurp.

~

But then they appear,

pinpricks of light in the harsh black,

like many a shining tear.

~

Only in the deep, dull, hopeless dark

are the stars able to be seen,

some dull, twinkling, falling in an arc.

~

But they are all there,

gleaming in the twilight,

glinting, dancing, shining with care.

~

Lights in the night,

the stars glimmer, dance,

burn a calm bright.

~

They glow and beam and sear,

as the darkness grows so do the stars,

until day again draws near.

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4 thoughts on “Poem: Lights in the Night

  1. Every time I read your poetry, it makes me want to write poetry! He-he. XD I absolutely enjoyed this one, especially as I am reading it outside! The details were so vivid and I could literally picture it all in my mind. That is what I like to see when I read, descriptive language!

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