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Night's Palette

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Night's Palette

A turquoise sky marbled with wisps of Xanadu clouds,
Framing smudges of magenta layered over wrinkles of denim,
Smeared above remnants of a setting orb
Outlining silhouettes of barren limbs stretching into space.

Let’s walk along the shadows wrapped in weary contentment
Hands intertwined in night’s rhapsody
Silently sharing the crescendo of a days demise
As it graciously releases its last breathe into twilight.

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 6:06:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery here in this piece! Keep on writting please! - jeremiah

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 8:45:00 AM
    The imagery here is breath-taking. Especially in the first stanza. It has a beat to it which makes you read it really quickly. Like being excited or scared. But then the seond stanza slows right down, like a kind of "ok, let's talk" image. I love that! It makes it so choppy and adds such depth. An inspiring write and this style definitely suits you. Nathaniel

  1. Date: 5/6/2009 10:21:00 AM
    Love the image of partners with "Hands intertwined in night's rhapsody" as they share "the crescendo of a day's demise." Great writing, Lena! Love, Carolyn