Wednesday, January 7, 2009

good night





a hazy half moon
skies darkening soon
smudges of grey abound
the whisper of leaves
blowing in breeze
a settling down all around

shadow are creeping
from corners, deepening
colour a memory away
occasional cooing
of pigeons roosting
the end of another day…





17 comments:

  1. How very soothing and peaceful. You. Are. So. Good.

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  2. warmth comes forth !
    very relaxing, have a cup of chamomile tea with this one.
    thank you Shadow

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  3. Sometimes I don't want the end of a day to come.

    Other times, I am overjoyed to finally be at the end of a day.

    Thanks for the post Shadow.

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  4. What a pretty picture, it makes me look forward to the days end.

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  5. I started to relax, then the pigeons came out. Always pigeons.

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  6. I sure like yours better, Shadow.

    But, you brought me some memories with your beautiful words.

    This is one of the first songs I played on my violin c1940. My mother on piano, and my sister on the 'cello:

    "When day is done and shadows fall,
    I dream of you.
    When day is done, I think of all the joys we knew
    That yearning returning to hold you in my arms,
    Won't go, love, I know, love,
    Without you night has lost its charms!

    When day is done and grass is wet with twilight's dew,
    My lonely heart is sinking with the sun.
    Although I miss your tender kiss the whole day through,
    I miss you most of all when day is done."

    Written by: Robert Katscher/George Gard DeSylva

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  7. really nice -- wrapped up in a big sweater & blanket on a porch ...

    oh btw, i see faces in the clouds ...lol

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  8. I love the precision and clarity of your chosen language. Words like, "smudges" and "creeping" add layers of depth and complexity to your simple reflection.

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  9. nice one. Words that have the feeling of cool breeze.. love them.


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  10. A nice fall/winter image of the end of the day..

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  11. I really enjoyed this. You really captured the end of a day. Beautiful.

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  12. So now at bedtime I am going to read your blog, it is just so amazing and this is so peaceful and filled with love.

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  13. Loved the photo. The poem fits it very well.

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