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Nightfall

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Below is the poem entitled Nightfall which was written by poet Carrie Richards. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Nightfall

How quickly the  earth forgets
                  all that the sun has said today
As daylight bows out gracefully
                                dwindling soon to silence
                                        hush now, .....
                                            let's listen to what the night will say

Listen closely ....stars are whispering
                            It is all about sleeping...
                                     all about flowers folding for repose...
                                          all about bird heads tucked under bird wings:
                                               and dreams that walk silently after eyes close
                                                                                                                shhhh....

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  1. Date: 3/8/2010 7:39:00 PM
    Poetry does not get much better. I love the creativity and sharp edged precision you use to execute your poem to perfection. This one goes in my favorites.

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 2:43:00 PM
    This is lovely Carrie..

  1. Date: 5/1/2009 6:29:00 AM
    Carrie, you have written many great ones, but this belong among the triumphs of thought ... it is imaginative, bringing nature to light, with the magic of the heart ... I was away for a while, but I am back to bask in the freshness of your writes.

  1. Date: 4/30/2009 10:10:00 PM
    nicely writen

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 11:37:00 PM
    Beautiful words Carrie.One for my favourites.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 7:21:00 AM
    This is simply captivating, Carrie, as only you can write. Seems you have such a gift for reaching the heart. I love those last four lines. "dreams that walk silentlly after eyes close..." I love that! Love n hugs Christie

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 6:18:00 AM
    A wonderful write..beauty sings from your words waking my sleeping eyes to see throughout the day..keep on singing sweet tunes with verses my dear friend...they will hear.

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 3:53:00 AM
    You have such a way Ms Richards of seeing ordinary things and making them extordinary. I especially like the first two lines.

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 8:04:00 PM
    There is a welcome sense of serenity in "Nightfall," Carrie. Whispering, sleeping, flowers folding for repose -- makes us want to hush and appreciate the stillness of night. Captivating, Carrie! Love, Carolyn