Open Window

July 20, 2012
By samantha_rae SILVER, Perkasie, Pennsylvania
samantha_rae SILVER, Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
“If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.”
― Anaïs Nin


An open window,
The cool breeze renews my soul,
Comfort surrounds me.

Tucked in bed with warmth,
Darkness takes over the room,
Still the moon shines bright.

In the near distance,
Crickets chirp, fox bark softly;
The sweet sounds of life.

I take a deep breath,
Fresh air fills my lungs with grace,
For I am at home.

Content with my life,
My eyes close, my body rests,
And sleep comes around.


The author's comments:
I put a series of haikus together, each stanza following the haiku format... but long enough to create a lengthier poem

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on Jul. 23 2012 at 4:23 pm
albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win"- Stephen King
“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate”- Isaac Asimov

This poem is so clear and moving that i can acually picture myself in the poem! (maybe check out my poems sometime)


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