a song left hanging

’twas not just the moon she searched
when she sat by her window at night

she was listening for a song
sung from within bougainvillea bushes

lately it was so quiet
she wondered if the night’s note
was the last of an incomplete melody
left hanging


written for mayfalls 25/31, “nightingale”
mayfalls is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @breath_words and @a_sea_of_words

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