Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Shad'ow

courtesy of Pinterest



















Darkness sweeps in on wings
harvest moon, blackbirds sing

slipping into a lucid trance
shadows awaken to dance

three AM wide eyes keep watch
to the tic-tock, tic-tock of the clock

restless night under starlit sky
into a mystic realm dreams fly

posted for dVerse
44 words - incorporating Shadow




28 comments:

  1. That 3 AM moment of insomnia, not haunted just a wonderful moment

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    1. 3:00 am is def the hour of awakening.

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  2. Dancing shadows is such a delightful image. Thank you.

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    1. I agree, and sometimes I like the curtains do a bit of dancing as well :)

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  3. I enjoyed the sound of this and the image fit well.

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  4. I love the rhyme and slant rhyme in this. It begs to be read aloud. Wonderful.

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  5. Nice flow as away the flying does go. Spread those wings and one can surely grow.

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    1. Hey, I am ready to spread my wings...

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  6. I hate to be awake at that time ~ Love the shadows awakening to dance and darkness sweeping on wings ~

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    1. I know those restless nights and before I know it the alarm goes off, and it's time to get up and i wonder where the night went? Tic-tock

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  7. This works as a nursery rhyme, I too like the cadence when spoken.

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    1. Thanks Brian, I guess it could make a good nursery rhyme.

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  8. Such a great poem for those of us who are helpless insomniacs. Bring on those mystic realm dreams!

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  9. Don't think too much on this
    It's all a dream
    Very clever

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    1. ha - it could all be a dream
      for what is reality?

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  10. You've captured the beauty of the night and made it come alive.

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    1. Thanks, the dreamscape calls or caws

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  11. Gayle Walters RoseOctober 01, 2016

    Love the idea of shadows coming alive to dance and what a cool picture! And I admire the rhyming that you achieved...wonderful, Truedessa.

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    1. thanks Gayle...I wrote the poem first and then found the picture and I thought "wow"

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  12. This was so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.


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  13. There's something very satisfying about this beautifully-constructed poem.

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