Saturday, January 17, 2015

Daughter of the Moon



She was the daughter of the moon
Pale, beautiful always out of reach
But who could read her
Not me, no-one perhaps

Neither was she of my small world
I long to hear her voice as she sang
Exquisite poetess
Who breathed the cool night

For if I have been so touched
Has she bestowed a special gift?
And kissed my eager lips
Hers for eager eternity

Her father could be time himself
Shapeshifter moving constantly on
Could I live with this legend
Or be her poem's sad end?

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2 comments:

  1. Robin, thanks so much for responding to the challenge. I like what you did with these words, creating a story with mythic qualities. Loving the moon can be a very lonely undertaking, especially on those nights when the clouds get in the way of what we long to gaze upon.

    Elizabeth

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  2. This poem really helps me to picture Evanescence as being the woman in that picture. She is a wonderful singer and song writer. This poem is full of wonderful music of the moon.

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