Midnights Voice

Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points (November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Midnights in Voice


I cannot be
by the days light
Only in shadows
dimly glow
can I free my
every effort...midnights voice

To keens play
upon all asunder
my words do glow
when the light is under

You ask, given, and received
Words that readily deceive
Do you expect me to plunder
My words as midnight's humbler

Listen, then decide
Where it is you reside
Between the silence of every word
Or breathlessly on the shards of your reward

Submitted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 02, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,138 Points Piyush Dey (12/3/2014 10:38:00 PM)

    Fantastic write. nice lines-
    Listen, then decide
    Where it is you reside
    Between the silence of every word
    Or breathlessly on the shards of your reward.
    nice write- -10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 149 Points Laurie X3 (11/2/2013 11:44:00 PM)

    More like you can't come out in the light of day so you free your voice at midnight, hence your name. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Yasmeen Khan (8/15/2013 12:46:00 AM)

    'between the silence of every word'....sometimes silence speak louder, a nice write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Simon Odhiambo (8/13/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    Listen and then decide...great advice. Another great work from you. Keep penning. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 652 Points Paul Brookes (8/11/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    Your voice softly calls in the night Great poem 10/10 BB (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 603 Points Shahzia Batool (8/11/2013 6:20:00 AM)

    very dramatically you introduced your title traits...! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,580 Points Lyn Paul (8/10/2013 7:57:00 AM)

    Your Voice slowly grows in daylight and explodes at Midnight. Powerful this is. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (8/9/2013 2:51:00 AM)

    I really liked the couplets in the third stanza great lines (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/8/2013 10:30:00 PM)

    midnights voice has spoken very beautifully. a good read (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 429 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (8/8/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    Midnights in Voice is my beautiful choice. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/7/2013 6:09:00 AM)

    Wow. Superb write...Loved reading each lines...Great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,307 Points Valsa George (8/7/2013 1:57:00 AM)

    'Your words glow when the light is under'
    No wonder you are called midnights voice
    At times your words roll down like rumbling thunder
    Breaking all the silence asunder! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,743 Points Sallam Yassin (8/6/2013 4:18:00 PM)

    she resides in every word and every bit of.....
    and Midnights voice/ beautiful piece (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,774 Points Ramesh Rai (8/5/2013 9:58:00 PM)

    a beautiful melodious voice of midnight when the entire nature is under the lap of silence.10 +++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 603 Points Shahzia Batool (8/4/2013 11:15:00 PM)

    We just expect you to give something beautiful, creative and surprising everytime you post a new poem! ! !
    goodness is a thing we are now addicted to! ! !
    a good reader-oriented personal dialogue...! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 208 Points R.j. Wynn (8/2/2013 4:13:00 PM)

    So very creative, and I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,761 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/2/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    Only in shadows
    can I free my
    every effort...midnights voice
    We see where words come from - from the depth of shadows. Philosophy beautifully expressed. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 318 Points Poetheart Morgan (8/2/2013 8:22:00 AM)

    And the old bear roars
    in midnights hours
    not so humble not in cage
    no, no, no, never more (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,580 Points Lyn Paul (8/2/2013 8:13:00 AM)

    Very meaningful Thomas and I can see a flash of your life in these words. Is this taking light from your truck driving days. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,261 Points Neela Nath (8/2/2013 5:20:00 AM)

    Wonderful in a word! (Report) Reply

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