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Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Shades of Gray


ah! earrrrrrrrrrrrl
earrrrrrrr, Ah-earrrrrrrrllllll!

Lonely wolf of the night
Howl of Loneliness so blight.

Steal,
Concrete,
And glass.

In our wilderness tonight
Full of fright
Running with the pack
On pack mentality
No black or white,

Only shades of gray.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013

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  • Kevin Patrick (11/28/2013 5:24:00 PM)

    The alligators always sing in the city, usually about the fools who chase them. This is a lesson for fools (Report) Reply

  • Louis Cecile (10/20/2013 1:19:00 AM)

    It is like capturing that moment of glimpsing a wolf pack naturally. Well envisioned. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/16/2013 10:26:00 PM)

    Did you mean steel? If it is steal I get another meaning to the poem. Lonely wolf running with pack mentality. Beautiful poem meaning looks deeper than I can think of. (Report) Reply

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