28 January 2013

Night’s brittle song...







νύχτα  ©fourteenth










IV
 
Night’s brittle song, sliver-thin
Shatters into a billion fragments
Of quiet shadows
At the blaring jazz
Of a morning sun.

Frank  Marshall Davis, "Four Glimpses of Night" from Black Moods: Collected Poems












5 comments:

  1. yes. i took one look at this piece and thought: explosion - this is light erupting from the darkest of nights.

    exquisite, maria.

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  2. I can picture that in my mind. Beautiful prose!

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    1. Thank you Mark!
      Words within our eyes :)

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  3. Perfect...
    No more words needed
    Thanks
    W.

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