The Sounds of the Night

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
January/February 2000

By Morgan Harris Green

The sound so beautiful
Yet cold inside
Cleela, Cleela,
The crickets chirp.
Ooo 0000 whoo whoo
The owls’ almost
Silent
Yet shuddering sound.

The cast of the
Whispering wind
Sends the dark
Blanket
The stillness
The coolness of the night.
Whisp win whisp win
The night has come
again.

The Sounds of the Night Morgan Harris Green

Morgan Harris Green, 8
Madison, Wisconsin

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