Treasure Island

abhilash fraizer

(8-6-1975 / Cochin, Kerala)

Hymn to the Night


O Night, the darkest of my friends!
I've just tears to give you!
If you ask for more and plead
I've a heartful of sighs too!
Yet, never think that I am thankless
For thy priceless caresses and solace,
For the soft hummings of thy breeze,
And for thy blissful misty silence.

To the day I have given all I have;
And nothing is left when I come to you!
Tears, tears and tears alone
I pour out into thy dark feeble hands.
Yet, not a word of complaining
Slips out of thy dark blue lips.
You know, darkest of my friends,
That at last only tears are left for you!

Submitted: Saturday, May 02, 2009
Edited: Saturday, May 02, 2009

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  • Allemagne Roßmann (2/13/2010 10:01:00 PM)

    For thy priceless caresses and solace,
    For the soft hummings of thy breeze,
    And for thy blissful misty silence.

    I loved these verses.Brilliant and majestic. Cheers.Shalom.10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (5/14/2009 3:10:00 AM)

    I thing I wrote the opposite to your feelings. If time permits see my old poem MY DARK NIGHTS which is now in top 500 poems.....a much appreciated poem of mine. (Report) Reply

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