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A Drowsy Day

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THE air is dark, the sky is gray,
The misty shadows come and go,
And here within my dusky room
Each chair looks ghostly in the gloom.
Outside the rain falls cold and slow —
Half-stinging drops, half-blinding spray.
Each slightest sound is magnified,
For drowsy quiet holds her reign;
The burnt stick in the fireplace breaks,
The nodding cat with start awakes,

And then to sleep drops off again,
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sasha 26 March 2019


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Ratnakar Mandlik 25 January 2019

The styke of narration of nature's manifestions and their impact on surroundings is wonderful so also the rhyme and rhythm.

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* Sunprincess * 14 March 2014

I cannot work on such a day, But only sit and dream and drowse.

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Daniel Mapp 06 August 2012

I enjoy this one. It reminds of a peaceful mediation in my living room, and a the coming of evening. And the time where my abstract thoughts speed and glide.

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