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Poets have forever been writing about the night, both those things that go bump and the things that delight. Enjoy a sampling in this collection of 10 great night poems.
Night poetry can be the poetry of promise. In the darkness, we can focus on what is most pressing, we can dream, we can make promises to ourselves or others
Night poetry can be the poetry of acquaintance. With the light narrowed, we pull in close to things that are near.
Can night poetry have sunshine? If you’re Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.
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Try your hand at a night poem that easily captures the ambiguity of darkness, simply by virtue of its form.
Night poetry easily lends itself to being love poetry. Like Byron’s “She Walks in Beauty.”