Day and Night

May 11, 2012
By Creative_Flame SILVER, Vancouver, Other
Creative_Flame SILVER, Vancouver, Other
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“The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” — Alan Alda

An eye of eternity, blazing sphere so bright
A star burning for morality,
For all of day and night
Birds sonorous in the fading dusk, greeting the new light
Prancing squirrels here and there,
Trees swaying to the beat of life
In equilibrium epitomizing calm
Till the light yields to dusk
The howl of wolves, demons cry,
The morbid chill a blanket of cold
Lurking beasts ever in the shadows
Eyes aglow, jaws agape
Wraths at night
Dark with plight
Till the caress of the rays of life
Return, gently upon the legions of night
In greeting to new light
The squirrels prance, on trees that dance
To the new day
To the immortal eye, of eternity

The author's comments:
This poem is a contrast between the bright happy feelings that are often associated with the life giving properties of the day, with the dark, murky unpleasant chill of the night. Day is often used in reference to the peak of one's life, and the period of time where most of the joys of life are had. However, good times can never last eternally. With the passing of light comes the waking of dark. Dusk is often used to symbolize the hardships or the ending of ones life, or the time when all of the creatures of the sun retreat to the demons of the night. However, as with the day, the dark night will eventually pass, and the sun will come out once more. It is an ongoing, inexorable process. As such, it is the same with this poem as well.

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