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Nightscapes



A Poetry Collection



By Tricia Drammeh



NIGHTSCAPES Copyright © 2017 by Tricia Drammeh


All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without express written permission of the author or except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews.


Contact Information: tricia@triciadrammeh.com


ISBN-13: 978-1548031763 

ISBN-10: 1548031763 

Publishing History: 2nd Edition, 2017

ATW Publishing

Published in the United States of America



Table of Contents


Introduction

Beneath the Cobalt Sky

Streetlights

Sun & Moon

I’ll Follow

The Magic is Gone

Moonlight Mischief

The Vampire

Lonely Shore

Autumn Nights

Moon Among Stars

Weeping Heart

Insignificance

Parachute

Wicked Storm

Nightmares

Past Regrets

The Snow is Gone

Rain Haiku

Winter Wind

Otherworld

Always Hope

Graveyard

Shadows

Thunder & Lightning

Misty Morning

He Taught My Heart

Resistance

About the Author

Introduction:

I was first inspired to publish a poetry collection after reading a chapbook by one of my favorite bloggers. What is a chapbook? It’s a small collection of poetry that is sometimes hand-bound or printed in pamphlet form. This sampling of a writer’s work usually explores a particular theme. As I gathered my poetry and sorted through it, a theme began to emerge. While some are afraid of the dark, others find beauty and comfort in the night. I hope everyone will find at least one poem that resonates with them.



BENEATH THE COBALT SKY

I lie under the pale starlight

and yearn for your return tonight

The minutes slowly pass me by

beneath the peaceful cobalt sky


Each time I hear a ship bell ring

my hopeful heart begins to sing

Alas, my dreams are left to die

beneath the peaceful cobalt sky


I’ve often cursed your wandering ways

and pine away the lonesome days

A million bitter tears I’ve cried

beneath the peaceful cobalt sky


Your parting gift grows in my womb

My grieving heart’s become a tomb

where broken promises reside

beneath the peaceful cobalt sky


STREETLIGHTS


Streetlights flicker outside my window

illuminating a path which

leads to brighter, better days

I long to runaway

from this endless night

of constant dread

This isn’t

what I’d

planned



SUN & MOON


You’re my sun at the


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