Friday Night at Rest

Ed Newman
Ed Newman
Nov 24, 2018 · 1 min read

Category: Poetry

Photo by JR Korpa on Unsplash

Two glasses of wine
and a concerto by Chopin…
such perfect deliverance.

Elevated, soaring over the earth
suspended there
in the realm of stratospheric rest
oblivious to the hornet’s nest
of earthly care.

All the world below
forgotten as I remember
and breathe in,

this refreshment, this nocturnal air.

Written by

Ed Newman

Retired ad man, I’m an avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 https://pioneerproductions.blogspot.com/

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