Christmas Eve, poetry written by Elizabeth Barton at Spillwords.com

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

written by: Elizabeth Barton

@DestinyAngel25

The town empties and looks abandoned,
I have the whole place to myself;
I’m the only one enjoying the gym.
The silence is resounding and fills
Every cavity of light and air;
Stillness frames the rain-washed sky.

That is the best thing of all, the rain.
Come evening it cascades in curtains
Bringing comforting music;
And the tang of rain scent scorches
The pavement on cooled air,
Redolent perfume through welcome windows.

Elizabeth Barton

Elizabeth Barton

Elizabeth Barton is an artist and poet living in New Zealand, close to nature and free to create. Her art is in private and public collections world wide.
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