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Power of Her Light

La Lune, La lune
Upon your hills highest point
We lay, awaiting as you to chase away the sun
Upon your hills all about we are strewn.
Object above so high, scientists swoon
Others call to you
in the form of three
Maiden Mother and Crone
Strong feminine deity

Earth and her beings are bound
to this Goddess so profound
Driving men insane
Casting darkened shadows in your wane
Driving seas and water to purge and flow
Beams like a lover's hand move so slow

Inspiring the brush of the artist
to forge Endymion's Sleep
Whilst others dance nude
Around a fire, offerings of love so deep
Artemis, Shiva, Isis,
Under any name, your followers
Ask for your guidance in crisis

Blamed for ravenous killings by the wolf
Your fullest nights, humans cowered in fear
Yet to others your light brings auspicious cheer
Oh how many tears have been cried under your light?
Oh how many times have your powers brought right?
Oh Luna do you see us in our devotional plight?

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  1. Date: 5/7/2014 12:21:00 AM
    Amy, wow.. You are just a master and you are spot on for this contest!!! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 5/3/2014 2:12:00 AM
    A delight to read the poem. Congrats on the win, Amy

  1. Date: 5/3/2014 12:31:00 AM
    gosh, I like this even more seeing this a second time, Amy. What passionate writing on the moon. Congrats on a very well deserved win.

  1. Date: 5/2/2014 1:39:00 AM
    Your first stanza mesmerizes.. again and again.. and what follows..perfect. Congrats on your write and win. Dyutch greetings Elly

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 10:18:00 PM
    Powerful feelings portrayed in this one Amy ! great win congrats !

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 7:01:00 PM
    Amy you are impressing me with your many wins. Congrats & Hugs ------ Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/30/2010 4:51:00 PM
    Dear Amy, Congratulations on YOUR Well deserved Win in Dr. Ram Mehta's Contest "Luna - The Moon Goddess" I must ask Did YOU do research on Luna or did YOU know about "Artemis, Shiva, and Isis? Very well written Poetry I enjoy YOUR Rhyme YOUR Liege ALWAYS LOVE...HG - Soup Mail Call

  1. Date: 7/17/2010 8:16:00 PM
    Congratulations Amy, on your win. I loved this, especially your last stanza. It was awesome!

  1. Date: 7/15/2010 2:44:00 PM
    I particularly liked the kryeille aspect to the end...I think it could be made into a prayer easily! Congrad's Amy & Thanks so much for my win too! Yes The Body & the Blood makes me cry myself when ever I read it...tears of anger!

  1. Date: 7/15/2010 9:49:00 AM
    Fantastic win, Amy! Congratulations as this is worthy, indeed! Peace, love, audrey

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 7:33:00 AM
    Good Morning to Awesome Amy ... never got your soup mail .. so if u want to resend .. I will be on a little while this morning ... is it about the contest? with luv..

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 3:10:00 AM
    Congratulations Amy, on placing in the “Luna - the goddess of moon” contest with this imaginative poem. Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 4:35:00 PM
    I like the way you made this all about different titles of the moon given by different cultures thru time. A great win, Amy. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 1:11:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this Amy! this is really a beautiful piece, almost reads like a lyric, especially your last stanza with all those questions in the end-- very nice-- nikko :)

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 10:10:00 AM
    Congratulations Amy on your win in Dr. Ram Mehta's contest "Luna-the goddess of moon". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 10:10:00 AM
    Amy, congratulations on your success with this superb poem! I really dig the 3 questioning end-lines~Chris

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 8:55:00 AM
    Congratulations Amy, on your worthy poem's success in Dr Ram's contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 8:55:00 AM
    Awesome poem, Amy. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 8:50:00 AM
    OH ..its an honor to be sharing fifth place with u A.A. from the "Sweeteheart"....

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 8:48:00 AM
    Congrats Awesome Amy on your winning poem in the Luna contest with another superior write on this great theme.. luv your words ALL the time.. enjoy your big win my friend.. with luv..