A Strange Night Poem by Raj Arumugam

A Strange Night

Rating: 5.0

it was a half moon
and the somber sky
yawned, with no other lights;
and a hunchback-cloud came close
and it was a complete picture
of a half-headed ogre
with a sick yellow eye

Ashraful Musaddeq 02 June 2009

Excellent metaphor, love it.10+++

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Ena N. Mori 05 April 2010

raj, you've showed us that strange night beautifully. good write.

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Patti Masterman 14 October 2009

LOL, I love the monstrous vision conjured up by the cloud. I have always considered it my curse to see plotting humans and ranging monsters in every pattern I happen to glance at. But maybe it's not such a bad thing after all..(smile)

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Sandra Martyres 16 June 2009

Great imagery...I agree with Roshni, it will be difficult to gaze at teh half moon without recalling your poem...

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Roshni D'Souza 13 June 2009

Brilliant image...although, I'm not sure I will be able to look at a half moon in the same way again!

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Duh Huh 06 June 2009

Wow, now i know what metaphor can do to the imagery of a poem. Its awesome. Thank you for sharing :)

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