Friday, December 21, 2012

A Poem For The First Day Of Winter

Winter Dark

Winter dark comes early
mixing afternoon
and night.
Soon
there's a comma of a moon,

and each street light
along the
way
puts its period
to the end of day.

Now
a neon sign
punctuates the
dark with a bright blinking
breathless
exclamation mark!

Lilian Moore

8 comments:

  1. and the days get longer from here! Nice poem!

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    1. Glad to see you're an optimist, too.

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  2. Lovely, Kathy....many merry memories to you this holiday....smiles

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  4. This is so beautiful. And now we're headed toward more light which is indeed something to rejoice.

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