Leslie Philibert

Freshman - 806 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

The Fifth Season


not Spring. Not late but dark.
The hunter`s moon dissolves
as moths take to the woods, as sparks.

As if I could form the night like clay
and wonder at the polar stars in my palm.
The turning wind has failed to stay.

Tress and late snow unblessed with the kiss
of early warmth. Trapped in half light, in
the moor of sacred lands. It is

Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Fifth Season by Leslie Philibert )

  • Silver Star - 3,781 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/12/2013 9:29:00 PM)

    the fifth season seems to be different and the mixture of all our emotions! the darkness is compared with clay! beautiful! (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. I Slept Like A Baby Last Night, JAMES T. ADAIR
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]