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Night Sounds

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Night Sounds

In the dark silence of the velvet night
I hear him sing
He stands on the back hills
Where his sharp barks cut
Across the ridges in the moonlight
Come my brothers and sisters
Come
The hunt, the kill is done
Join me at this bloody ground
I hear their excited song as
They gather round and join in
Their sharp yips
I hear them sing
I hear them declare
Him their king

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  1. Date: 12/31/2010 5:14:00 PM
    Hello, Linda. Hope you are enjoying the new year. May you be blessed with a wonderful & joyful New Year! Take care*Luv~SKAT

  1. Date: 12/23/2010 4:02:00 PM
    Linda, thanks for writing and telling me about your inspiration for this poem. The images are truly stunning. Merry Christmas, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/17/2010 4:48:00 PM
    Very interesting, and creative, LInda. You are one great writer!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/17/2010 1:24:00 PM
    Kept seeing images of a wolf calling out to his pack in this image-filled poem, Linda. You take the reader back to memories of the old West and recreate a scene many of us have imagined. Very nicely done, Linda, and thanks for your comments. Have a wonderful holiday season! Love, Carolyn