The Midnight Poet Poem by Richard Wlodarski

The Midnight Poet

Rating: 5.0


The midnight poet
Roams deserted streets
In the midnight hour
Searching for lonely souls

Stealing a minute or two
To penetrate the heart
The howling moon
Now beckoning

Monstrous black walls
Stained with dried blood
And graffiti
Art for poet

Moon's searchlight
Casting shadows
Spirits unknown
Souls deserting

Stealthily he walks
Them to their grave home
And shows the secret

Sunday, April 3, 2022
Topic(s) of this poem: mystical,poet
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
M.J. Lemon 01 September 2022

Magnificent imagery, Richard. I had flashes of Midnight Cowboy. Brilliant work.

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Richard Wlodarski 01 September 2022

THX so very much, M.J. That's one of mine all-time favourite movies. It had every thing going for it! I consider it a great honour that you consider tthis poem to be brilliant work. It still sends shivers through me!

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Annalee Somerville 12 May 2022

What a beautiful and mystical write.🙏🏼 💜⭐

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Sincere thanks Annalee. And what was his secret? To be continued!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 09 April 2022

My comment from yesterday had gone, I have read this most deserving poem as The Member Poem Of The Day, Hoorray for dear Richard and 5 Stars full Score and much much more. Sincerely, Sylvia

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Richard Wlodarski 09 April 2022

The comment vanished just as mysteriously as the midnight poet. It's been happening to me a lot on PH. But I persevere. It's well worth it! Sylvia, thank you for your heart felt comment!

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 09 April 2022

The midnight poet is truly mystical.........10

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Richard Wlodarski 09 April 2022

Yes, Geeta, he absorbs mystery.

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 09 April 2022

Heartiest Congratulations for the poem of the day. So happy Richard.

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Richard Wlodarski 09 April 2022

Geeta, it makes me happy that you can express such positive sincerity in your moments of grief. You are a truly wonderful soul!

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