Half Drunk Muse Poetry


Night by James Quinton

the lonely sound
of pure stillness
staring into the black

one or two am
standing outside
after many beers
taking in a cigarette
and the night

life seems so simple
all questions
have answers

the moon

and stars
shine down

View bio for James Quinton Published in Fall 2004

About HDM

Half Drunk Muse was one of the first poetry ezines. It was founded in 1999 and ceased publication in 2006.

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