in the stillness of night

Once prismatic brilliance;
brilliant only through borrowed light;

alone again in darkness, glum;
gleams, instant companion of night --

blind to grief and deaf to joy,
save by pristine thought, on lonely height:

a lone, canine howl reports and echoes,
as nocturnal critters hide, out of sight.


Poetry by arquious
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Written on 2015-10-06 at 15:25

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It portrays so well the night and its melancholic aspect.