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The Mute Night

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The Mute Night

Streetlights mute the deepening shade of ebony,
struggling to soften the harsh blanket of night.
Dancing beams tease tired human eyes,
hiding the darkness behind a ray of golden light.

Evening sounds slowly give way to midnight slumber,
beating in time with sleeping human hearts.
A temporary peace lingers upon the hushed air,
only to be doused when the black silence parts.

Starlight's lullaby slows the frantic pace of life,
easing countless stresses built by the mind.
While fireflies of electric lights glow quietly,
preying upon the wandering insomniacs they find.

The baleful glare from the misunderstood moon
bathes the tempest tossed world in heaven's light.
As time begins to dress life in dawn's beauty,
diverse noises erode the fragile, mute night.

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  1. Date: 3/24/2013 5:05:00 AM
    Angie, congrats on this beautifully written poem. Rick

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:28:00 PM
    Very descriptive indeed, Angie. Congratulations for your win.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:25:00 PM
    Angie, :-) Congratulations ~ Thanks for supporting my "descriptive poem" contest. Always yours truly* Linda

  1. Date: 12/3/2008 7:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/29/2008 8:11:00 PM
    Angie - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 11/19/2008 3:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 8:04:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 8/11/2008 10:51:00 AM
    Hi Angie, heartiest felicitations on your poem The Mute Night being featured this week -beautiful imagery and excellent choice of words. I pray for many many successes to you in the future --Mohammad

  1. Date: 8/11/2008 9:34:00 AM
    Congratulations Angie on this awesome write being featured once again. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 8/11/2008 5:03:00 AM
    Loved your poem congrats on being featured - God Bless

  1. Date: 8/11/2008 3:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Angie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2008 5:46:00 PM
    Congrats again, Angie. Vince