Francis Santaquilani

Happy As Ever - Poem by Francis Santaquilani

While zigzagging through leafless
Trees on a moonlit night
A cold wind bumps into
A gutted house, trips and
Tumbles down a
Jagged hole in the roof,
Steps hard into a rain puddle
On the blackened carpet,
Distorts the moons' reflection,
Stumbles out the contorted portico,
Surprising the windchimes,
Untouched by the flames,
Happy as ever.

Comments about Happy As Ever by Francis Santaquilani

  • (6/5/2008 12:50:00 PM)

    wonderful- the personification of the wind, the surprised windchimes... -chuck (Report) Reply

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  • (3/20/2008 4:55:00 PM)

    Intriguing Francis - clever imagery combining with lyrical delivery. Rgds, Ivan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 20, 2008

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