Nocturnal Visitor   7 comments

Through the foggy realm of sleep

A hazy slyph came from the deep

And in this haunting nighttime mist

Came a tender touch, then a kiss.

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This sprightly spirit danced through the room

Banishing the impending gloom

Her gown a lacey, gauzy veil

Her features pallid white, and pale.

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Her scent jasmine and columbine

Mixed with that of rose and wine

She vanished into the morning’s air

The sleeper reaching in despair.

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With dawn all trace of her was gone

‘cept a hint of jasmine in the air

On the nightstand in the sun

A wilted rose was laying there.

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Posted November 21, 2012 by PapaBear in Poetry

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7 responses to “Nocturnal Visitor

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  1. Visiting from Susie’s party. Very nice. Love the imagery.

  2. I will say WOW too..
    I like the way this felt as I read the words
    felt like whispers in the dark…!
    do you mind if I reblog this one Paul…?
    Take care….
    )0(
    maryrose

    LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words
    • Hi Maryrose,
      Glad you liked this one. Don’t know if I was fighting it or if it was fighting me but I finally just said it’s enough and sent it out. I don’t mind if you reblog anything.
      Paul

  3. WOW! Wonderful.

  4. I really liked the elegance and imagery in this poem!

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