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A Different Tune - Poem by David Harris

In the silence of the night
when whispers do not stir
you can see their shadows
slip quietly across the wall.
A cold shiver runs down your back
because you know no one is there.
They dance in the moonbeams
cascading through the curtains gap
leaving behind a fragrant perfume,
the only evidence they were there.
Two fleeting shadows
of lovers long gone away
coming back briefly
to celebrate some anniversary.
In your sleep you can see them,
open your eyes and they are gone.
Were they real or imaginary?
Best we not judge and let them be
to come back and dance another day
to a different tune.


4 August 2009


Comments about A Different Tune by David Harris

  • Rookie - 343 Points Guy Lip-more (4/21/2013 3:21:00 PM)

    Excellent poem, reminded me of when I was a kid. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (1/2/2010 12:49:00 AM)

    This is delightful David. It flows with poetic authority and captures the ephemeral nature of the subject with great skill. You are definitely in good poetic form at the moment. Congratulations. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (8/6/2009 1:08:00 PM)

    David, this is quite beautiful to read, shadows in the night. Top marks Bob (Report) Reply

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Poems About Anniversary

  1. 1. A Different Tune , David Harris
  2. 2. Anniversary Of Our Love , Bonnie Collins
  3. 3. Kitchen Sink , Frederick Kesner
  4. 4. Happy Wedding Anniversary Meggie , David Harris
  5. 5. Sonnet Xx. To The Countess Od A---- , Charlotte Smith
  6. 6. (05) Ode To My Love, My Wife , VINOD A K
  7. 7. "The Party" , Belle Buckley
  8. 8. ..The Newcomer , Jazlle D. H.
  9. 9. Never Neverland , Joe Rosochacki
  10. 10. Happy 61st Anniversary Mom And Dad , JoJo Bean
  11. 11. A Wedding Anniversary , DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  12. 12. 0230 Thanksoffering , Michael Shepherd
  13. 13. Happy Anniversary , Kathleen West
  14. 14. Happy Wedding Anniversary, Dear Sister &.. , Dr John Celes
  15. 15. A Day Of Blessings , Seema Chowdhury
  16. 16. # I Am Told # , Marvin Brato Sr
  17. 17. Sonnet 46: Time’s Hour Glass Has Spun An.. , David Wood
  18. 18. Found Poem: Today's Headlines From Yahoo.. , Max Reif
  19. 19. Our 1st Anniversary , Seema Chowdhury
  20. 20. St. Andrews Anniversary , James McIntyre
  21. 21. September Song , David Harris
  22. 22. Liquid Light , Douglas Dunn
  23. 23. The Big One , Valerie Dohren
  24. 24. The Anniversary , Lyn Paul
  25. 25. My Husband My Love , Donna Nimmo
  26. 26. Whats This Love God? , HANS JEAN
  27. 27. Chain Of Thirty Three And Bracelet Of Nine , Frank V. Gardner
  28. 28. Misery , Scott Stevenson
  29. 29. Sixty-Five White Daisies And Ten , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  30. 30. ! ! ! ! ! At Times You Wish You Were Not.. , Mamta Agarwal
  31. 31. Happy 35th Anniversary , Seema Chowdhury
  32. 32. An Anniversary Prayer , Seema Chowdhury
  33. 33. Sonnet: To My Wife , Dr John Celes
  34. 34. 'The Anniversary Of My First Poem To My .. , Ali Sabry
  35. 35. What Those Marriage Worth, I Am Already .. , Sambidhan Acharya
  36. 36. Grandparents , Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthe ..
  37. 37. One Year , Kirsten Gray
  38. 38. A Punishment In The Act Of Play , nimal dunuhinga
  39. 39. Sign Of The Fish , Ted Sheridan
  40. 40. 12-07-07 No Poem Here , Tom J. Mariani
  41. 41. In Memory , Subroto Chatterjee
  42. 42. Memories , Deepti Agarwal
  43. 43. For More Than A Lifetime , Joyce Hemsley
  44. 44. Happy Wedding Anniversary, My Dearest Br.. , Dr John Celes
  45. 45. With Love, I Love You , Little Red Apple
  46. 46. Christmas: A Season Full Of Fun And Joys , Hebert Logerie
  47. 47. Silver , sylvia spencer
  48. 48. Her First Death Anniversary , Aldo Kraas
  49. 49. Wedding Anniversary , Alison Smith
  50. 50. I Miss You, Why Can’t You See , Katie Bunge
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