Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth (Awards))
- Author:Joyce Sidman
- Creator:Rick Allen
- Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):10.6 x 10.1 x 0.6
- Publication Date:September 6, 2010
Come feel the cool and shadowed breeze,
come smell your way among the trees,
come touch rough bark and leathered leaves:
Welcome to the night.
Welcome to the night, where mice stir and furry moths flutter. Where snails spiral into shells as orb spiders circle in silk. Where the roots of oak trees recover and repair from their time in the light. Where the porcupette eats delicacies—raspberry leaves!—and coos and sings.
Come out to the cool, night wood, and buzz and hoot and howl—but do beware of the great horned owl—for it’s wild and it’s windy way out in the woods!
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