Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

Gold Star - 50,134 Points (1960 / A Collection of Select Literary Works)

Catching Shadows By Nightwatch... - Poem by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

By nightwatch, shadows hide
while dream is cast upon the brains
of those asleep in waiting
for shadows presentations.

And some wait, night after night,
suspicious minds lost in dread-
who suffer the naked strangeness
from life's un-godly elements.

Morning arrives, and all the eyes
who've spent their night watching-
will realize that shadows of night
only rear to the cynical eye.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 31, 2015

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