Wind dwells the dusk far
Into perishable hours
Frail, the light enriches

Darkness in the world.
The voice in sweet cities,
Sleeping in dim snow.

Surrender beneath
The universe in this room;
A flower, a dream

Will lie crisp
Softly with hidden laughter
Summoning pure sleep.

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  14 comments for “Surrender.

  1. Gabby
    December 30, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Beautiful ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. January 17, 2020 at 5:20 pm

    Very Nice 🌸

    Liked by 1 person

  3. May 13, 2021 at 12:50 am

    There’s a gentleness and soporific quality to this: like being lulled into an opiate sleep. Love it! ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  4. May 13, 2021 at 2:42 am

    Haunting. Kind of reminds me of the melancholy beauty of The Road

    Liked by 1 person

  5. May 13, 2021 at 2:44 am

    Soulfully inscripting!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. mariamichaela
    May 13, 2021 at 8:24 am

    Oh Lucy. How you captivate us with your words.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. May 13, 2021 at 2:42 pm

    I love every single word of this poem: the perishable hours, the universe in the room, the summoning of pure sleep ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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