The Night is Heavy

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A Short poem.

Submitted: March 24, 2008

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Submitted: March 24, 2008

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The Night is Heavy
 
The night,
Hot as sugar,
Moves like a waltzing damsel
—Step by distressed step—
Towards compromise of its sweetness.
 
The moon
Hangs like a noose,
Smoldering above men’s hot hands.
Its ashes flutter like burnt snowflakes,
Covering earth in a sordid white sheet.
 
The night
Is Heavy and ashamed,
Its constellations tear, spit and blush
—wander the cosmos—
Looking for untainted sky.


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