KimberLee Iacona

Late At Night: - Poem by KimberLee Iacona

Late at night when most people are sleeping,
I lie awake..watching the shadows in my room move across the ceiling
As if they were children playing outside, letting the hours tick by
Continuously staring into space, in search of a place to rekindle my last,
most precious thoughts.

Late at night, I tend to become restless
There's something still not there to satisfy me the most
It's as if a ghost has waltz into the room
unnoticed, unseen by me
Gliding across the floor, feet never touched the ground
If anything, her hair hangs down
Her pale face shines bright in the moonlight,
refracting from my window sill.

Late at night I listen to all the different sounds, envisioning
where they are all coming from
The cadence of notes spilling from a piano two doors down
Keeping a steady beat, while the wind starts to pick up
warning me there's a storm approaching.

Late at night I lay in bed, thinking about various things
Most times, I can't keep track of everything
Yet again, I end up counting random things I spot around my room
At some point, I will look at my window and glance at the moon.

Whether it's a day or night, you'll always
know that I'll be up late at night.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Form: Ars Poetica

Comments about Late At Night: by KimberLee Iacona

  • (8/18/2017 12:05:00 AM)

    An evocative, well cadenced poem, which I enjoyed reading.
    I too like staying up late at night, listening to 'all the different sounds'
    and 'the cadence of notes from a piano '. You convey indirectly an apartment block, 'two doors down'.
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  • Captain Cur (8/17/2017 10:09:00 PM)

    A beautiful, imaginative and meditative write! (Report) Reply

  • (8/17/2017 1:12:00 PM)

    Good poem, that was me last November, but now I sleep like a baby. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (8/17/2017 12:12:00 PM)

    Loneliness is often accompanied by delusions of one kind or the other. The atmosphere is full of mysticism and suspense. Nicely portrayed. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/17/2017 11:42:00 AM)

    Being restless! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Seema Sharma Rimi (8/17/2017 11:10:00 AM)

    At some point, I will look at my window and glance at the moon.

    Whether it's a day or night, you'll always
    know that I'll be up late at night.
    Elegant lines dear poet.
    Thanks for this beautiful poem.
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  • (8/17/2017 11:06:00 AM)

    lovely! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (8/17/2017 7:36:00 AM)

    If you can't sleep it's because you are in someone's thoughts...nice poem...congratulations on being selected for poem of the day.. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (8/17/2017 7:19:00 AM)

    I think you are awesome at story telling. Very nicely narrated about all the bizarre and sweet things that take place at night. Your style of writing is simply beautiful. Deserves to be poem of the day. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Geoffrey Fafard (8/17/2017 3:36:00 AM)

    There is no finer story and scene evoking agent than one's imagination. Fine story, interesting perception. congratulations. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (8/17/2017 3:01:00 AM)

    an interesting and imaginative poem of the thoughts that marauder through one's brain whilst waiting for sleep? ..................wonderfully written. (Report) Reply

  • (8/17/2017 2:01:00 AM)

    Suspenseful. Vivid imagery. Well written. KimberLee, congratulations on Poem Of The Day! (Report) Reply

  • Malcolm Two (7/29/2017 12:48:00 PM)

    Whether it's a day or night, you'll always
    know that I'll be up late at night.
    This is so awesome
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (7/26/2017 11:44:00 PM)

    Thought provoking and captivating. Beautiful poem shared. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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