Monday, October 13, 2014

DMC: "Night Cries" by Jan Gars




Night Cries

Haunting cries that pierce the blackness
Calls for mate the 
Whip-o
Will.
Cloak of darkness
Covers
Hill.
Winds are calm and
Life is 
Still.

© 2014 Jan Gars. All rights reserved.


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7 comments:

  1. Love the mood you create with this one, Jan! I can hear the cries and breathe the stillness... you've got me on the edge of my seat.

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  2. Very nice! I agree, great mood with this.

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  3. I am getting so intimidated by the examples you've shown thus far. I'm not sure I'm up to the task!

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  4. Wonderful job on this one. Thanks for sharing it here.

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  5. Whip-o-will on the hill is still. Ah! Love the sounds of this zeno.

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  6. Like others, I love the mood you set. In just these few words, a story.

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