Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

The Night Is Here


THE NIGHT IS HERE

The night is here
Calm is with it
I do not have to dream
I just have to look-

However black the sky
The lights of the city
And the cool breeze say,

‘Life need not be more than it is,
Sip the coffee
Taste the pastry
Live in the small pleasure- now’

Submitted: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

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 Night Is Here by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. The Love To Motherland, Bulat Okudzhava
  2. Pastimes Of Poetry, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Think tank, gajanan mishra
  4. Be thankfull, obed obser
  5. My Generation, Bulat Okudzhava
  6. The Midnight Trolley Bus, Bulat Okudzhava
  7. Now Falling, Bulat Okudzhava
  8. Oh, You, Fancies, Bulat Okudzhava
  9. The Little Song, Bulat Okudzhava
  10. Exploring Inner Oceans, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

My books I'd fain cast off, I cannot read,
'Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large
Down in the meadow, where is richer feed,
And will not mind to hit their proper targe.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]