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Nighttime Crossing

A good part of the day is night,
In at the beginning, there at the end,
Like another kind of dark called death.

But whenever to our father's house,
Some nighttime crossing in a yellowed light,
To hold yourself against the night, and cry -

I want to cross another cobbled bridge,
To view the other side; and yes, a starlit trip
Upon the deep to islands where I never went.

Just so, a spangled sky of possibles and probables,
To have the stars gleam back - "I told you so".
Then go, and have the moonbeams shed some light

Upon this path I'll call my other walk.
I want to cast a shadow of my future self,
Part then, part now, beginning with an endless end.

Copyright © david colquhoun

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  1. Date: 1/29/2014 8:47:00 AM
    This is very creative, congratulations.

  1. Date: 1/29/2014 6:32:00 AM
    Wonderful poem and congrats on the fine win, david

  1. Date: 1/29/2014 2:00:00 AM
    Well penned David! I like how you combine the elements - light and darkness, day and night - and relate them to the journey. During travel the time of arrival can either be night or day and the journey is often related to struggles and accomplishments. You've said it best.

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 7:06:00 AM
    Good morning, David. Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 3:17:00 AM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, David ! - nice written - Pleased to read your first poem. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck !! - (Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours). - My first greeting to you from Norway. - I will come back to read more .... another day :) - All the best for the year 2014 ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/7/2014 10:05:00 PM
    David, ME like it... Me Like It Party... ALOT.....Makes me wonder.. ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@