05 October 2006

Carol Peters

[from Muddy Prints, Water Shine]

Night Wakes Me

I hear the stream’s
dark roar.

Every window wide
and still no rain.

The breeze blows chill
across my limbs.

Inside, the beating
of my same old heart.

I look for a star,
see two more.

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1 comment:

  1. The last lines were really a surpise, and very beautiful. My inspiration for the day :-)