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Defiance (poem)

Updated on September 3, 2013

A hawk keeps
An old crippled tree
Company the whole night
While they both survey
The stretch of bulbs
and bright yellow signs on placards aloft
piercing every lane
and street
in defiance of military night-time curfew.


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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco


      Thanks so much for the visit and comment.

      Have a wonderful day!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

      I like you use of contrasting scenery to bring out the bleakness and the loneliness of wartime. Jamie