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In the Black of Night

Updated on March 31, 2016

A certain yearning

in the black of night

not a sound but the whistling wind

a time for dreaming

perhaps for romancing

when the black cloak of night descends

what magic beneath the dark night sky

when upon the velvety blanket

bright twinkling diamonds appear

and the moon begins to glow

and down beneath there you are

enjoying the show

then you take my hand

and we begin dancing

while the moonbeams spotlight us

an owl high above in the oak

softly hoots

and a lone whippoorwill

can be heard

while the melody we are playing

goes on and on

twirling in the night

until the morning light

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 17 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Shauna. Hope you have a wonderful and sunny weekend.

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      Shauna L Bowling 17 months ago from Central Florida

      Such beautiful imagery in this poem, Rasma! I can see the lovers in my mind, silhouetted by the moon and twinkling stars, as the night birds impart their soft rhythm.

      Nice!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Harishprasad.

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      Harish Mamgain 18 months ago from India

      Wonderful words ! You pampered the night with magical verses. I loved and enjoyed the poem.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Swalia. Yes, Bruce has a way of inspiring.

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      Shaloo Walia 18 months ago

      Lovely poem...and I love that song from Bruce!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Bruce inspires romantic poetry Ruby.

      Thank you Emge.

      Thank you RJ.

      You welcome Chitrangada.

      Thank you Manatita.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Dark is hard for most of us. You give this one vibrancy with Bruce, and you whole approach here is a very upbeat one. Nice!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 18 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Lovely poem, beautiful expressions! I liked the element of romance.

      Thanks!

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      Ralph Schwartz 18 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      That's a beautiful picture Gypsy. Such a lovely tapestry you've painted with your words of romance.

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      Madan 18 months ago from Abu Dhabi

      Hi Gypsy! This is a lovely poem oozing with love

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 18 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful romantic poetry and I love Bruce!