City of Night

October 29, 2009
By Anonymous

The moonlight bathes it in its celestial light,
It likens it to a city of night
Bathed in its cold, unforgiving glow,
The city of night, the city of dream-fears
Wandering alleys, winding streets, the stairs, it climbs, up-up-up
The winds howl and rage at it, that menacing tower,
With cobalt blue and ebony black, it stands,
Reaches, reaches to the heavens with a outstretched hand,
Ominous, terrible, a sight to behold
It cuts like a knife into the moon’s eye
Over the hills, a wolf calls
Its lonely howl echoing throughout the streets,
With cobblestone path, and closed doors,
A haven for thieves and those who sneak,
A nightmare, never-ending, this city of night
Bathed in moonlight’s ethereal glow.
What does it mean?
We do not know.
When the sun goes down in this city of night,
I trust that you would go.

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This article has 4 comments.

Rabbit said...
on Nov. 17 2009 at 4:22 pm
Good effort! Now, try to get deeper inside your subject for feelings and thoughts.

thrilla said...
on Nov. 16 2009 at 5:24 pm
my dear "mr" this is fantastic; i want you to record this poem with soundtrack of michael jackson's "Thriller" !

lilac said...
on Nov. 16 2009 at 11:52 am
It is hard to believe this poem was written by a fourteen year old. Great job and keep up the good work girl!

on Nov. 16 2009 at 11:46 am
I am most impresed by the power of this poem. Keep it up.


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