Night Time Rush

Night Time Rush

A Poem by Leigh

 

 



A teardrop of Moon sits low over valleys of shadow

And above a standing army of dandelion clocks too

And when the purple night breeze rises high

A million floating time seeds fill the twilight air

 



Precariously drifting to some hopeful meadow

Some are carried up to the foothills of Star mountain

And some are swept low to drown in dark waters

While the bulk silently fly in the middle air

 



Those that are not prey to nightbirds on the wing

Manage to touchdown like a parachutist landing

Onto the soft, wet and fertile soil

In the desperate journey of the night time rush

 

© 2014 Leigh


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something that gives relief of silence, esp. when 'Night Time Rush' is read in time... nice decoration of thoughts w/ words.

Posted 6 Months Ago


BEAUTIFUL!!! nothing more can be said. This is absolutely beautiful

Posted 7 Months Ago


Beautifully written. Love the imagery. This paints a pretty cool picture of life in general. Some of us fall, some of us shoot up to the stars, but most of us simply ride in the middle hoping to have a life of meaning.

Posted 1 Year Ago


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Love this poem & your exquisite imagery. Love this line: "A million floating time seeds fill the twilight air" . .. love the way you present the dandelion artwork along with dandelion word splashes, but this is a nighttime scene & usually I think of dandelions as being a daylight observation. I love this unexpected way of looking at the dandelion as being part of the night (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Year Ago


This is truly lovely. Wonderful imagery.

Posted 3 Years Ago


lovely imagery and light airy emotion sprinkled in this flowing breeze... beautiful.. it is even better the second and third read as there are layers if you look deeper... well done!

Posted 6 Years Ago


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time seeds. what a brilliantly unique and poetic expression.
i loved this Leigh.
xx

Posted 6 Years Ago


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eloquent and poetic and rich and a pleasure to read.

Posted 6 Years Ago


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read this on a lovely spring day, near my window feeling a nice breeze, watching cherry blossom bloom. loved the feeling I got. well written with lovely imageries!

Posted 7 Years Ago


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Added on October 10, 2013
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Tags: time, clock, seed, dispersal, dandelion, night, rush, float, life, earth, nature, journey

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Leigh

Bristol, United Kingdom



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