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  Life In The Night
by William Bonilla
Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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I wait in the cover
Of The Night
For my vision to gaze
Upon the sunrise
That's slowly materializing
Beyond the darkness
Of the horizon's east.

A lone mosquito
Torments my every thought
As it continuously
Buzzes around my ears
My hands shoos at empty air.

The croaking of frogs continue
In The Night
It's hot and Muggy
The bull frogs burp
Thier bass mating calls
Which is dull and deep
As it slices through
The silence Of The Night.

Birds are waking up
Chirp here, chirp there
As they sense the changing colors
Along the eastern sky.

An owl stealthily
Swoons down on a rodent
I see a little tail wiggling
Between it's talons
As he took flight
I fear to imagine
What slithers on the grass.

Or which venomous arachnid
Is the master, of that huge web
Where a moth struggles
For it's freedom
Not knowing
That it is contributing
To it's own death.


By: William Bonilla
04/20/05



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Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/23/2005
Great images, but I cringe at the mosquito one. Them suckers think I'm sweet or something.
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 4/21/2005
such is life William, and man better watchout or he may become a victim, super rendition of the dark side of life. G
Reviewed by jude forese 4/21/2005
extrememly vivid imagery ... i enjoyed reading this poem a lot ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/21/2005
This one gave me a shiver William, as I picture all
those things that go bump in the night . Great imagery!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Sue Hess 4/21/2005
the imagery here is fantastic...i was with you all the way
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 4/21/2005
A vivid write on the moments before dawn, I could see it all...
a beautiful, thoughtful offering William...

Love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 4/21/2005
Vivid write, William. You have a way of putting a twist on things...
Think I'll clear the cobwebs from the patio! Best to you, Poet, Carolyn
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 4/21/2005
So well written that I would not improve upon it. I liked how you handled this one.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/21/2005
One death, one life, what goes around does seem to come around. Or sumthin' lak dat. Loved this one. Am not a great "nature" buff, it seems the poetical world is overrun with poems about it, but this one was special to me. Good.
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 4/21/2005
A very contemplative write William.

There are miracles happening all around us
wheteher we are awake or dreaming.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 4/21/2005
Ahhhh To sleep...perchance to dream. Sometimes a sleepless night is a living nightmare. As we lie there in that foggy place somewhere between awake and asleep our mind wanders to those places that pull at our suppressed insecurities. So vulnerable are we as we teeter on the threshold of a dream. Interesting write...I could feel that frustrating feeling of sleeplessness.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/21/2005
Excellent "sleepless" night discription!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/21/2005
I am up too, Rufuz woke me for some reason...ed
Reviewed by A PAX 4/21/2005
wonderful discriptions William :)
the night is alive as the day lol
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