Midnight Lullaby

do you see in the windows, where moonlight shines

wee hands and faces against the glass?

the midnight orphans, dusty gust

carries their whispers and lullabies


of times when a stranger’s hand

pushed them inside and turned the key

and it was dark and cold

inside stray children left their dreams


in stern rooms


where now daylight invites you to play

stroke that sculpture, pull down the picture


full moon


the wind sweeps old songs of despair

there will be no miracles here



◄ Berlin Wall


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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Thu 26th Sep 2013 15:57

This is a gripping concept, and developed very strongly. It is crafted with internal music, securely structured, 'sound' which subtly complements the idea of 'lullaby'. I can't explain why you have not received many fine comments. I think it is really talented.

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