Walk on a Windy Night

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A night I remember from a long time ago...

Submitted: September 28, 2016

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Submitted: September 28, 2016

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I went for a walk at midnight,

Under trees bare and dry as bone;

Into the downtown Christmas lights,

I went for a walk alone.

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Wind rushing through the garish eaves,

Carried with it the year’s first snow;

A clock rang out the time I’d need,

If I felt I should take things slow.

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I walked by windows of gold,

I passed under awnings fluttered;

Through the ghosts of stories untold,

In alleys of old doors shuttered.

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I walked for want to be listless,

And the streets were as cold as stone;

One windy night near Christmas,

I went for a walk alone.


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