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Hush hush - Mag 288

©Shers Gallagher 2015

Hush hush
along the flickering of floating leafy quills
amidst the timeless tree clocks of chirping whip-poor-will.

Hush hush 
to silvery shadows of cats in sleeping caps
that watch the crescent silhouettes of drowsy river rats.

Hush hush 
away from drowning in an age of chrome and glass
cemented into passageways of glittering ash.

Hush hush
to climbing downward into lamp-lit bluish casts
where love is but a byword and romance a dreamlike past. 


  1. Oooo, pretty. Nice word play, language. Beautiful and soft.

  2. Dream-like is a perfect way to describe this piece. The repetition of, "Hush hush" adds to this.

  3. I really like how you play with repetition.
    It's so satisfying!
    Thank you.

  4. Lyrical and lovely like a song...

  5. This is a wonderful lullaby...


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