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Bonfire Night

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

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Bonfire Night

Sky lightening up
flares and flashes
arching high above

Pretty sparklers in
kids gloved hands
waving circling

Loud bangs from rockets
as they explode showering
multi bands of colour

Catherine wheels
spinning round
a visual delight

Guy on top of bonfire
soon is well ablaze
warming cold hands

Display now done
kids head for bed
to dream of it again

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  1. Date: 11/11/2013 5:08:00 AM
    Delightful description of bonfire that captures the imagination!

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 8:45:00 AM
    Shadow you are making me go to my childhood Christmas days. Christmas is nearing. awaiting your contest results. (: )Jenish.

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 12:49:00 PM
    This sounds like fun.

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 9:21:00 AM
    i am charmed by fireworks and how they explode in splendor; more charmed by the ease and beauty of this artword, shadow..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 2:06:00 PM
    Excellent haiku adorned with beautiful imagination. You have clearly said here that why dream comes. Lovely done. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:49:00 AM
    Wow! Just the first of November when I posted a picture of bonfire on my fb wall that made me think of my teenage years. This one's great! This one's special. All the best, Shadow! Your souper-friend! Love,love,love! :-) - Den

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 3:48:00 PM
    Great write Shadow, this one surely takes me back to my childhood in Peckham, London. We are not allowed to light fireworks here In Australia because of the danger of bush fires. I enjoyed your poem, my friend...Peter

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 11/6/2013 4:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    hi Peter bush fires can do so much damage so it is a wise rule. I have been watching Outback Truckers and your wet season reminds me greatly of Africa. Ty for reading Shadow x smile
  1. Date: 11/5/2013 3:19:00 PM
    'Beautiful!' Ashes to ashes dust to dust His red robin sings, while the children dream ~ Love, John

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 11/6/2013 4:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi John glad you enjoyed this simple write Shadow x smile