Breath of Night

August 11, 2010
By liseylamb GOLD, Issaquah, Washington
liseylamb GOLD, Issaquah, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." -- E.E. Cummings

I watched the sun fall into night
A gentle fall I could not fight.
Then came the moon
The pale remedy
That glistened with stillness
And brought sleep to me.
How heavy my eyes, how light my breath
How woven the dreams and tender the death.

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on Sep. 4 2010 at 3:12 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

This is quite a lovely poem. You write with rare eloquence and speak of celestial subjects. I love the fourth and fifth lines, although the entirety of the piece is enjoyable to read.

quirks SILVER said...
on Sep. 2 2010 at 1:20 am
quirks SILVER, Kingwood, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."
"The trouble is, humans do have a knack for choosing precisely those things that are worst for them."
-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone; JKRowling

I love this! It is very elegant, which is something I always strive for in poetry.


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