The miracle that is night.

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Miracle of Night

 

In the darkness the lights

Seem even brighter.

Illuminating the small space surrounding.

Stripes paint the road

Every other black then peachy glow

A gentle fade in between.

I walk this lonely road

In the darkness,

Yet fear lies far away.

I’m alive, awake for a special time

Witness to the magic, the beauty

That is the deepest part of night.

The silence comforting, the depth of darkness

Warms my soul,

Taking me to places, a world to which

I could never see in the light of day.

Every lamplight, streetlight, stoplight

Every porch light, walkway light, candle lit window,

Glow in effervescence, a steady stream

That reminds of holidays and Christmas lights

And start winking in the sky.

The whole world transforms into a fairytale

While everyone sleeps,

Locked up in their homes, tucked deep in their beds,

I become the witness,

The one who sees it all

The miracle that is the night.

I frequently go for walks at night, I quite enjoy it. There is something very special about the night, something sacred. A hush comes over everything and these little patches of light come into view and just inspire so much within me; inspire poems, stories, a sense of being witness to and part of something special. How do you enjoy the night? 

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