Twilight Thoughts

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Toads Out of  Standard
“A Guest Appearance by Kenia Santos  (posted by Kerry)
I present you with post-rock!

“For today’s challenge, choose a song from the list below and use it as inspiration to write an untitled poem. You are expected to incorporate the song title in the body of your poem, though. You don’t need to listen to songs, but I highly recommend you to do so! (The link to the Youtube version is in the number – or access the Spotify Playlist provided below.)”
1 Waiting and waltzing in airport terminals – Industries of the Blind
2 We age onward – Circadian Eyes
3 Unmake the wild light – 65daysofstatic
4 Waiting for the world to turn back – Tides from Nebula
5 If I had known it was the last – Codes in the Clouds
6 By moving the stars I have found where you are hiding – sleepmakeswaves
7 I just wanted to make you something beautiful – Industries of the blind
8 Remember me as a time of the day – Explosions in the Sky
9 Jura – pg.lost
10 First breath after coma – Explosions in the Sky
11 The heart that fed – Caspian
12 When there were no connections – Tides from Nebula
13 Hymn for the greatest generation – Caspian
14 Law of unintended consequences – My Dad vs. Yours
15 The walk of thunder – Those Who Ride with Giants
16 What you love you must love now – The Six Parts Seven
17 They move on tracks of never-ending light – This Will Destroy You
18 Your hand in Mine – Explosions in the Sky
19 Dream is destiny – No Clear Mind
20 Every direction is North – El Ten Eleven

Remember me as a time of the day–
see me as twilight
exploding in the sky.
I rest between
light and dark,
a spark.

See me as twilight
thundering in the sky.
Purple passion,
an aperitif to night,

See me as twilight–

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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23 Responses to Twilight Thoughts

  1. Kenia Santos says:

    Many of us have written about remembrance somehow, haven’t we? Thanks for writing such a sensitive piece to my challenge. ❤


  2. oldegg says:

    If you are drinking Absinthe you won’t be seeing anything soon but be fast asleep!


  3. Vivian Zems says:

    “I rest between
    light and dark,
    a spark….” love this!


  4. Kerry says:

    i will always remember you in the purple light!


  5. Susie Clevenger says:

    What a beautiful way to remember you…


  6. Helen says:

    Lush and sensuous …. sigh.


  7. Sherry Marr says:

    Twilight is a fine time in which to be remembered. I love this!


  8. Peggy C. says:

    I love your image of twilight – the pause between light and dark. Good image of twilight
    as the aperitif to night.


  9. sanaarizvi says:

    Soo gorgeous!! I love; “See me as twilight thundering in the sky. Purple passion, an aperitif to night, absinthe.” 😀


  10. Twilight is the purplest time of the day isn’t it?


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