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The Night
by Vickie Yannuzzi
Wednesday, November 23, 2005
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awaking at night

In the darkness of the night..
I awake to the stillness..
Like a prisoner waiting..
For thoughts that capture my life..
Then a door that opens into the past..
Lets me see and feel..
First sadness seems to win..
That brings tears to my eyes..
Quietly I wait..
Then light begins to shine
Into the darkness.
That opens into brightness..
That morning is so bring another day..
That gift of living will
Be once more
To end the darkness of the night...

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Reviewed by John Domino 3/13/2009
Beautifully expressed!
The Bible is the light of God - it's also our gift from GOD.
Reviewed by randy smith 2/28/2009
After having brain surgery, I would wake up in the late hours of darkness. wondering what was going to happen next. Then one night I had a compelling urge to start wrighting. I wasn't sure what was going on, for I had never written before. God was shining light in the darkness. I continue to walk in that light. I enjoyed the poem very much. Stop by when you can.
Reviewed by Joanna Leone 2/25/2009
Sometimes when I am going through a rough time, the darkness of the night is so long! But, eventually, there is some light in my life that will bring me a miracle, or something to make me smile. We have to remind ourselves that every day is a new day, and each day we have a chance of feeling joy. Please stop into my den when you have a chance. I would love to hear your review of some of my poems or short stories.
Great poem!
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 8/16/2008
Well done.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 4/11/2008
Bonnie May my good friend on Poet's den has written my a poem and dedicated it to me and late husband putting it on den tomorrow and waiting for photo of him and I to come in mail. Hopefully you will read it and find me a great friend. It is about loneliness at nighttime. Your poems are great and this one helps me find a way through the darkness . I always wait for the beginnings of a new day and hate the nights they are so long.
Reviewed by S H (Reader) 2/21/2008
It is a beautiful poem Vickie.
Reviewed by Natasha Bowman 10/28/2007
Wow, this is deep. Loved it.
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 3/16/2007

"The Night"
A heartfelt and beautiful work of art!

Thank you for sharing Vickie,

Reviewed by Ken Chartrand 3/5/2007
Hi! friend Vickie,
Enjoyed reading "The Night". I've had similar feelings late into the night especially when I could not sleep. I like the Optimistic view at the end. Feel free to visit my site at and here in the "den"
Reviewed by Robert Harrison 11/18/2006
Light-the absense of darkness.
Light- the bringer of a new dawn.

Enjoyed my first read of your work.
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 10/28/2006
I enjoyed your poem and it made me think..."First sadness seems to win..." and isn't it so true how we remember the moments of tears moreso than those of laughter! I'm always glad when the sun comes up!
love and Peace~
Reviewed by Sandi Schraut 7/2/2006
beautifully written thanks for sharing these special words with us! Sandi
Reviewed by Cynth'ya 6/11/2006
And one Day Sis Vickie, the night of the burdens of this mortal life will break into eternal sunshine. Gives us all hope for the day that your poem has done so well.
cynth'ya lewis reed
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 11/27/2005
I love the way the darkness is overcome by the light within your verses here, Vickie. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace to you.

Reviewed by Sue Hess 11/23/2005
nicely written vickie
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