Raj Arumugam

A Strange Night - Poem by Raj Arumugam

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

Comments about A Strange Night by Raj Arumugam

  • (4/5/2010 10:39:00 PM)

    raj, you've showed us that strange night beautifully. good write. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/14/2009 10:50:00 AM)

    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) (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Martyres (6/16/2009 5:20:00 AM)

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

  • (6/13/2009 5:38:00 AM)

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

  • (6/6/2009 3:18:00 AM)

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

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (6/2/2009 6:38:00 AM)

    Excellent metaphor, love it.10+++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 6, 2009

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