dVerse Poetics (2) 02/02/ 2:00 a.m.

Another poem for dVerse Poetics 2:00 a.m. prompt, offered by Anthony. I am a night owl and write the majority of my poems at night. Many of them are titled with the date and the time of composing.

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Black night sky:
I descry through blacker branches
The hazy moon behind clouds.

Flakes of snow falling
Like dust or wet stars.
Each dims out
One.by.one.

30 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. whimsygizmo
    May 19, 2015 @ 18:51:18

    Love those “blacker branches,” especially.

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  2. DELL CLOVER
    May 19, 2015 @ 19:49:24

    So delicate.

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  3. Mary
    May 19, 2015 @ 19:54:33

    I agree with Dell Clover…delicate indeed!

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  4. X
    May 19, 2015 @ 19:59:00

    Nice allusion between the snow and falling stars. The falling stars could be wishes which ads weight to them all winking out.

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  5. mia
    May 19, 2015 @ 20:13:20

    I like this very much.

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  6. thotpurge
    May 19, 2015 @ 21:36:11

    “Wet stars” … beautiful.

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  7. Let's CUT the Crap!
    May 19, 2015 @ 21:44:04

    Love it, but this gave me pause, “Like dust or wet stars.” Makes me smile. You paint wonderful images, Kanzen. ❤ ❤ ❤

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  8. el34ax7
    May 19, 2015 @ 23:01:34

    “One.by.one” is such a wonderful way to show separation in quick succession. The pause is there, but slight, which I am enamored with. Beautiful words. “One trick pony” my arse!

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    • kanzensakura
      May 20, 2015 @ 10:02:57

      Thank you. I borrowed, with permission, the de.vic.e. from a friend who is a wizard with flash fiction. She often uses it for emphasis though, different from how I often use it. She mainly uses in her comments or emails. I use it exclusively in my poetry but she is sweet soul and more than happily said to copy and she herself cannot remember where she picked it up.

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  9. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    May 20, 2015 @ 00:33:33

    The way you describe the fading stars in snow is glorious.

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  10. Sumana Roy
    May 20, 2015 @ 11:09:04

    b e a u t i f u l !!

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  11. billgncs
    May 20, 2015 @ 11:10:01

    ah… a fine night owl poem ( from another night owl )

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  12. billgncs
    May 20, 2015 @ 11:12:28

    unique white snowflakes
    fall to their destined places
    not to hide my sins

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  13. katiemiafrederick
    May 20, 2015 @ 14:30:56

    Yes.. the impermanence of sky at night.. is perhaps a Universal
    understanding.. that all changes.. and nothing.. not
    even stars.. remain
    the same..:)

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  14. Bryan Ens
    May 20, 2015 @ 23:17:54

    love the “wet stars” description of snow! We actually had a bit falling here over the weekend…I guess that’s what I get for living in Canada!

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  15. Snakypoet (Rosemary Nissen-Wade)
    May 21, 2015 @ 08:59:14

    Another beautiful piece, which just nails it.

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  16. divalounger
    May 21, 2015 @ 21:12:06

    This makes me sigh. Beautifully done!

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