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Twilight

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

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Twilight

Measured gurgles perform off key
Accompanied by the sound of uneven breathing.
The nose breathes in--
The mouth breathes out,
Each distrustful of the other
To carry out the necessary task.

Gone are the soft down pillows 
Where sweet dreams gathered.
Now life requires a more upright position.
Her head propped high to let the air in.

A gnarled hand clutches a dinner bell
Whose dulcet tones belie its singular purpose.
One ring, two--but no one comes.
Complaints go unanswered,
And each day in the old house is the same.

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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
    I enjoyed the visit Beverly, , Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/28/2011 7:07:00 AM
    Thank you so much for sharing your poetry with us Beverly. I hope that you find continued inspiration that you may write and share your poetry for many years to come. Wishing you an amazing weekend. Love, Carol

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo
    Date: 10/28/2011 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    As always, your coments inspire me. Thank you Carol.
  1. Date: 10/27/2011 12:26:00 PM
    A sad, and rather distressing situation...all too common, it seems. A nicely constructed poem, with good use of language.

    Crespo Avatar Beverly Crespo
    Date: 10/27/2011 12:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you.