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Night, Oh Night

Why do you talk to the moon

By somsubhra banerjeePublished 2 years ago 1 min read
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Night, Oh Night
Photo by Josh Massey on Unsplash

Night, ohh that pitch-black dark night,

night, the friend of the moon, a constant companion,

night, don't you have time for this lone soul,

who stares, stares to you, asking for a moment,

just a moment from you, to converse,

to pour the heart out, with the crickets singing their usual song.

Soul, ohh lone soul, today I am alone,

its the new moon, and I am here to converse,

to converse only with you, but seem angry,

but what shall I do, the moon's alone too,

what can I do?

Night, ohh night, dense dark night,

you're of the moon, I know, but today, just today,

you're mine, today I can pour my heart out,

in your lap, I can rest my head, as you caress my hairs,

in your arms I hide my face, crying a soft muffled cry,

letting the teardrops flow like the kohl,

into the blackness, that is you.

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nature poetry
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About the Creator

somsubhra banerjee

Loves mountains, sea waves, old buildings, petrichor, sound of night crickets, haiku, kintsukuroi , books, dogs, silences and also cacophonies!

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