Sunday, October 21, 2012

Midnight Party

tap tap on a window
pitter pat on the floor
the clock struck midnight
but I can’t sleep
with all the noise
outside my door

where did they come from
why are they here
maybe they’re night owls
and there’s no need to fear

now I hear music
and the moving of chairs
I think I hear dancing
and there goes a cheer
from the sound of the giggles
they’ve opened the beer

maybe I’m dreaming
and it’s all a mistake
I’ll scrunch my eyes tightly
till the sun comes awake

then with a feather
someone tickled my nose
and there stood before me
a bird and a mouse.
“come please and join us
we’re having such fun
we’re having a party
right inside your house”

I jumped out of bed
and laughed with delight
for who would believe it
this dark dreary night

© wjc



Digital elements by Rebecca McMeen and Lori Davison.

6 comments:

  1. How delightful! How was the party?

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  2. Beautiful .png once again Bill!
    (happyly, you've removed the "Prove you're not a robot"! Hihihi!)

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  3. How delightful, both pic and the poem! Hugs xx

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  4. Oooh! Your poem and image are just too sweet, Bill!

    I'm awake late tonight, so they are keeping me company since they are "night owls" too!

    Betty

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  5. How lovely : ) It made me smile.

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  6. This could turn out in a lovely children book!

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