Christmas in Retreat

3.30am
neighbours finally silent,
interstate plates homed.

the street has wound down
to wind and a few last lights:
Christmas in retreat.

© 2016 Melinda Irvine
Daily Prompt: Retreat

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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