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The Day Is Done

Rating: 4.9

The day is done, and the darkness
Falls from the wings of night
As a feather wafted downward
From an eagle in his flight.

I see the lights of the village
Gleam through the rain and the mist,
And a feeling of sadness comes o'er me
That my soul cannot resist:

A feeling of sadness and longing,
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Amanda R 13 December 2017

WOW! ! ! ! Couldn't get a living person to read that? Just HAD to let the computer voice do it huh? There is no better way to utterly destroy the beauty and flow of a poem than reading it in a mechanical, stilted voice.

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Funom Makama 18 April 2012

Simply glorious, I love this poem. Keep it up!

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Erica Lemons 31 December 2006

This one has always been a favorite of mine. One of our masters lending such credence to the humbler everyday poet's work. The peace in the rhythm of this poem soothes my restless pulse of care; I take comfort.

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Rsf 24 February 2021

Kindred spirits, beautiful!

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