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Rings Around the Moon

Nature plans to run rings around the moon Light that’s seen only by the mighty rock The master brightness fills the countryside Where there are fields of grey and black that mock There are flowers that exist which are dim In the day they are yellow and bright red At night they are various shades of grey Lit barely by light of the moon that bled There’s a sound of a stream that flows downward It’s black as the night, a source of wisdom The cool moon covers its bed on the field And stretches out its hand for its kingdom The sky and the clouds is where the moon lives Being beautiful was its heartfelt aim Blessing the ground with a white glow about Light shows what to marvel and what to blame
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 12/22/2013 9:18:00 PM
    Love how you describe how the flowers take shades of grey in the moonlight.. the poem is peaceful it...merry Christmas and hope the teeth nd other medical issues are all behind you! :-)

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 4:45:00 PM
    just love this, Russell

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 1:41:00 PM
    The marvel of the moon! Brilliant, my friend Russell!

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 8:32:00 AM
    Brilliant imagery in unimaginable softness! Russell, your soft pen shines!! Merry Christmas, chuck

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 8:03:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery in this poem Russell.Enjoyed very much.Thanks for visiting my pages.

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 10:13:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your descriptive work..It must have been a pleasant scene..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 9:09:00 AM
    I love the imagery of rings around the moon, Russell. It surely does bless us with its bright glow.