Jazzy Davies

Rookie - 0 Points (14/08/69 / Cardiff)

Dance Of The Night. - Poem by Jazzy Davies

Twilight stains the mountain tops,
melting sun on yonder, drops.
Violet clouds turn mauve, then puce,
shadows fall from silver spruce.

Wee beasts raise their liquid eyes,
hunters cloak their dark disguise.
Moonlight adds hypnotic trance,
stars begin their nightly dance.

Distant sounds break through the calm,
ruffling breeze a soothing balm.
Whisp'ring sounds among the leaves,
stirring starts amidst the eaves.

Slowly, slowly tension grows,
creatures wail, lamenting woes.
Senses sharpen, vision keen
death avoided, fate foreseen.

Heady scents of forest pine,
metallic dew gives forth shine.
Shadows play their secret games,
amber streetlamps, far off flames.

Birdsong heralds the new day,
blackness diluted by steel grey.
Dawn arrives to claim her prize,
morning cries for nights demise.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Dance Of The Night. by Jazzy Davies

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: dance, silver, fate, dark, death, sun, night, star



Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 9, 2007


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]