#100Poems: Number Three

Twilight spreads its cover —
a blanket of stars
twinkling in the azure
expanse of evening.

Too dark for day.
Too light for night.
They compete for attention
as they slowly ignite the sky.

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Screen Shot 2014-12-02 at 8.16.33 PMWhat is it about the crisp

December night that beckons me

outside

and compels me to look

past the tree tops

past the clouds

to the hopeful moon

and beyond?