Naomi and the Night

by George Duncan

The myriad shimmering eyes look down
And in the city’s mirror her laugh reflects
Waking the still night air.

A streak of gold comes to my shoulder and rests
And in the warmth of her and quiet
I know the sweetness of a kiss.


George Duncan is a veteran, award-winning marketing copywriter and consultant in Peterborough, New Hampshire. His book, Streetwise Direct Marketing, was published in January 2001. Democracy Held Hostage, a collection of Letters to the Editor from 2004 to 2008, was published in 2009. George has had numerous articles published in marketing and trade publications and on leading web sites. In 2008, he retired from a 50-year marketing career and today is finding new joy in writing memoir, creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry.