Tag: night

The long sounds of the night

Are the sleeping world as it settles A humming light socket or creaking Shoulders of wooden chairs the wind Roaring beyond draughty window panes And sudden paw shuffling of the dog Dreaming below the bed or the shifting Of legs beneath these sheets the shift  Of the iron bed with its metal wheeze And a flash of

Standing on the pebbles in the dark is

Being washed by the spirit water the Mild ocean spray and the sound of this Ceaseless movement that covers In the night all is quiet around you and No-one to worry about or watch swim In the cold and if the spell was going to Break you would hear them

The blue and green bulbs have gone out

On the Christmas lights around the mantle Now all the room is red but that comes out As comfortable low harmless the red lights Are mostly rose like my flower is rolls of Skin and pressing the look into writing the Scent of pollen from stamen the dark walls Become

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