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by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Nightbirds wing
silently on invisible currents
on their neverending quest for a meal -
Far away
sirens announce that not all sleep in peace
and dogs create their own Doppler effect -
A sudden
thumping of loud music shatters the air
and then the night pulses back to silence -
A rat bares
its teeth at the approach of death which comes
with deadly accuracy on cat paws -
Raccoons sway
Their bellies against the ground having had
A buffet of crawfish from Chigger Creek -
The trees sigh
In contentment as the breeze rocks them to
sleep with a lullaby as old as time -
I lay on
my back and wish I could stay forever
underneath the stars in the midnight sky.

(c) 2005, Karla Dorman.


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Reviewed by Denise Edwards 5/19/2005
Awesome, my friend! I've done this as a child! There's nothing quite like a summer night in Texas, under the stars at midnight!

Your friend in Dallas~Denise
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/19/2005
So very lovely Karla, this is just beautiful!

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/19/2005

This is so serene and so peaceful; and there is nobody I'd rather watch the stars (or the Northern Lights) with than you! Beautiful write; very well done, Karla! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/19/2005
A truly marvelous Nocturnal Ode, Karla!
Reviewed by jude forese 5/19/2005
fantastic images! a real "feel" for the midnight sky ...
Reviewed by Paul Williams 5/19/2005
The night is never silent Excellent.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/18/2005
Karla you have taken a step up with this poem! Kudo's!
I like the direction you have been going in! Great work!

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/18/2005
Excellent Karla!!

A fine offering!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 5/18/2005
A wonderful offering here Karla...visual excellence!

Peace and love, Carole
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 5/18/2005
This is amazing Karla
and I am glad you and Karen are okay
God Bless
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/18/2005
You can stay forever in that position, but unfortunately the starry sky will change daily...even one night out there, with no storms to speak of, is a life changing reason to live...Ed
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 5/18/2005
Karla This is Magnificent. Superb!
Thank you so much
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 5/18/2005
well done
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 5/18/2005
You've brought this night to life, Karla. Great writing. Dawn
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/18/2005
Depicted it with grace and elegance.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/18/2005
This is so vivid and full of life I can almost picture me layin on my back beside you, actually probably under you I'm scared of bats lol
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 5/18/2005
Silently Neat Done Good Write Right!

Reviewed by Nordette Adams 5/18/2005
Beautiful, Karla. Glad you were able to get posted. :-) ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 5/18/2005
They make the neatest sounds when hunting for crayfish. Nice write Karla. Takes me out there.

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