Black Poetry : The Night (for Amun Ra)

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  1. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Night is upon me
    Gray shadows have turned to black
    Evening is a thing of the past
    A wolf is heard in the distant hillside
    Calling for the moon to provide his silhouette
    Birds find their resting place in trees
    While Owls keep watch

    The night
    When needs come out
    The night
    When many bedrooms become playgrounds
    While others become personal graveyards
    The night is for the lonely
    As it is for those not alone
    Which night shall I embrace
    Tonight

    BE
     
  2. Bishop

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    Hey BE...I like this one here especially this part:

    When many bedrooms become playgrounds
    While others become personal graveyards
    The night is for the lonely
    As it is for those not alone
    Which night shall I embrace
    Tonight
     
  3. LISTERSCRIBIN'

    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    bruce, very nicely done. wowww...i'm lovin' it.
     
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    another of my favorite "heartbeats"...

    very fitting; very well done.

    thank you

    a
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    HEARTBEAT.......A MASTERPIECE of da night!
     
  6. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you Poets.
     
  7. N2urSoul

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    Nice work poet! :)

    N2
     
  8. Amun-Ra

    Amun-Ra Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Give Me the Night

    George Bensen said it and this poem says the rest--tight flow and the imagery and word play are as always--exceptional--Ra

    :)
     
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