Midnight's Illusion

December 18, 2011
By SerenaSantino BRONZE, Boca Raton, Florida
SerenaSantino BRONZE, Boca Raton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Our hearts were drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see." George William Russell


As morning lifts my eyes
I calmly awaken
The sun’s innocent rise
The sweet smell of bacon

One thing I know
Night will fall again
The moon soon to show
Returns like an old friend

Although daytime’s pleasant
Nothing can compare
Night is like my present
Her cooling calm air

As the sky goes to rest
As she lay down her head
She’s looking her best
As she sleeps in her bed

The way the stars shine
When they sparkle and glow
Calm my busy mind
As they put on a show

Open my window
Wave her good-bye
The day has been slow
But I close my eyes

The sky, black like soot
And of course in conclusion
I’d rather set foot
Into midnight’s illusion


The author's comments:
I love the cool breeze and serenity that the Florida winter nights bring, compared to the hustle and bustle of day time traffic.

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ricabate said...
on Jan. 5 2012 at 9:46 pm
Nice work, I felt it calming. Keep on writing!

Dknoxson said...
on Dec. 31 2011 at 7:41 pm
Beautiful work. I can relate to that.

on Dec. 31 2011 at 3:27 pm
I love the poem, because talks little bit of everything and I agree with comment number one, you are super talented. The part where talks about the "as the sky goes to rest.." I relate with this “ Cast all your anxiety on Him because he cares for you” I love it. this is an Amanzing Poem!!

wkatmandu said...
on Dec. 31 2011 at 3:04 pm
Wow you are as talented as your mom and Grandmother Bonnie who I fondly remember...

MrsNiss said...
on Dec. 31 2011 at 2:54 pm
Bravo!!! You are and have ALWAYS been an amazing and talented writer and artist!! I miss you!!! Keep Writing!!! xoxo

babysteps GOLD said...
on Dec. 29 2011 at 6:30 pm
babysteps GOLD, Wayland, Massachusetts
11 articles 5 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
~Mahatma Gandhi

i love this! it is very uplifting!


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