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A Night in the City

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A Night in the City

City nights, Star-less skies
Sprinkles wet, raindrop mist
brushes my arms, my face
tickling my toes with dew.
I hear the drops hit earth,
and, lo, I think of you.

Streetlight-brightened road
Mid-city, train horn.
A dog barks now, then.
Light pitter-patter
of the small shower.

Sky of strange hue:
purplish-blue.
Leaves burdened down,
trees dripping drops.

Porch-light here,
Streetlight there.
Rain descending.

Car drives
slowly.

POW!

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  1. Date: 7/12/2012 10:52:00 PM
    wow what awesome imagery!

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 12:03:00 PM
    I have enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today Hosea. I look forward to reading more of it as time permits. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 2:38:00 AM
    wonderful poem; I love the imagery!

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 12:35:00 AM
    a perfect picture .thank you for sharing .jk