RIC S. BASTASA


Dama De Noche


That flower blooms only
at night

perhaps afraid of the
light

or just shy of the
sun's light

in darkness it spreads
its scent

nearby a man
embraces its own shadow

in bed
another man cannot
sleep

meanwhile the dama
de noche
continues to be enchanting

Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 13, 2013

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