Midnight (Lyric)

The final one, ladies and gentlemen. We've done Sunrise, Morning, Noon, Sunset, and Dusk, and we're finally here with a night poem. I have so many of these, but they all have slightly different flavours. Stars and the sky and the moon and darkness and sleep all inspire various types of writing. Maybe when I'll…

Dusk (Cricket Lullaby)

Moving right along with my Poems of the Day, I have made it to Dusk! As Anne says in Windy Poplars, "Isn't 'dusk' a lovely word? I like it better than twilight. It sounds so velvety and shadowy and... and... dusky." I've been fairly proud of the past poems in this series, but let me…

Princess Lullaby (Poem)

Hi, everyone! This is a little ditty I made up for a gal I was babysitting once, trying to get her to fall asleep. I sang it to her, coming up with rhymes as I went, and she seemed to like it, so I wrote it down and polished it (a LOT!) to make what…