A new poem on the theme of ‘Light’ to celebrate National Poetry Day on October 8th 2015

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 Light Rain

Around 4 a.m.,
lamp-light lit,
heavy rain. I am

not the only one
awake. Un
less my neighbour, a

cross the road, has left
a light on
by mistake. I start

to fret
about his electricity
being wasted.

Maybe I should knock
on his door,
ring his bell? Get wet!

Ah, the rain the rain
I’m drifting off again
imagining myself

as keeper of the light,
a lighthouse keeper.
light sleeper.

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One thought on “A new poem on the theme of ‘Light’ to celebrate National Poetry Day on October 8th 2015

  1. Pingback: ‘Light Rain’ by Bernard Young | Poetry in Surrey Libraries

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