Sylvia Frances Chan

Veteran Poet - 1,761 Points (Jakarta, Indonesia)

At Night - Poem by Sylvia Frances Chan

Oftentimes we think there are no problems anymore, when we rest asleep, but all of a sudden things can make us feel upside down, despite the silence of the peaceful night...

At Night
Night falls at night peace
everyone is on an ear
in silence we pray, my love, do not fear
i feel most at my ease

night falls at night pleasure
mostly we rest and think of our treasure
we also know that this part of the night
an intruder can come and we are in a sudden fight

oftentimes we are deaf we do as sleepers
in our own area mostly as dreamers
what treasure, we do not posess
what dreams, mine have become less

night falls at night peace
everyone is asleep
in silence i pray, my love, please
a stranger in our house, whisper in my ear, don't weep

© copyright Wed Sep 7 20.10 hrs- 2011 -
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Topic(s) of this poem: dark

Form: Free Verse

Comments about At Night by Sylvia Frances Chan

  • (4/19/2017 10:40:00 AM)

    This is beautiful Sylvia. Soulful and soothing. Night means so many different things to people. You capture it all wonderfullyxx (Report) Reply

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  • Pintu Mahakul (2/17/2017 4:16:00 PM)

    We feel upside down. Despite of peaceful night illusion does her magic. At night, night falls carrying peace for us during sleep or rest time but illusion arrives with many dreams. Love makes us fearless and we do not become worry. Every one of us pray and every one hears music of peaceful night. Ear remains alert. We are sleepers and dreamers. Stranger whispers in ear not to weep. We continue our prayers. Whole peaceful night does magic in life. Description of night is well crafted with peaceful imagery. I still hear the interesting whisper hidden in this outstanding poem. This is very well crafted....10/10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 16, 2017

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