Treasure Island

Gillian Commerford


The Kindness of the Night


I rely on the kindness of the night
more than strangers
it strokes me
with its black velvet paws
and I am grateful
and nuzzle into it
and feed from its darkness
which nourishes me
more than the light.

Submitted: Saturday, June 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
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