Simpa omoluabi

Nightfall - Poem by Simpa omoluabi

Nightfall is a mountain heap of ashes
for the day is a legendary bird.
Cinders sedating the world to slumber,
remains on which an enmassed sleep cashes,
the world at part-time death to be restored
with the sun, a remote sense of summer.
Aptly a day's the ebb of the legend
and night in this stance is a shepherd's end.
The fall of night is the shepherd's winter,
rainfall in chief places of underground,
rain seasons spent in a god's affection.
In rebirth the sun rises, a rebound
from the fall into depths of corruption.
A day's a remote ogbanje sister.

Comments about Nightfall by Simpa omoluabi

  • Gajanan Mishra (2/12/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    remote sense of summer, good poem. thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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