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Moonwane

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Moonwane

O fickle moon!
caretaker of souls 
who chase their dreams 
across the heavens you

waver now, and waste away
in quiet desperation;
night surrenders to the light 
and reveries fade.

O passionless pale face!
barely transparent, 
bloodless as a dying rose
in throes of dissolution. 


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  1. Date: 9/29/2013 10:44:00 AM

    Hello Keith, congratulations on having this poem featured on the soup once again... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 9:04:00 AM

    So true in this broken, struggling world. Reality is thrust, is forced on us. Good work, Keith, Love, daver

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 10:25:00 PM

    :-) enjoying your Featured Poem of the week. take care and have yourself a great coming week. xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 1:05:00 PM

    Beautiful imagery.. I will never see the moon as before. I am pleased to have found this poem. Thank you!

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 2:10:00 PM

    Keith, I love your waning moon with haunting imagery. Congrats on having this on the Featured Poem of the Week :)

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 10:02:00 AM

    KEITH, Congratulations on your Featured Poem of the week. have a nice 4th of July. *SKAT

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 9:35:00 AM

    Something new - a stark image of the moon. I agree. There are two sides to most any vision. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 5/27/2009 6:12:00 AM

    Powerful imageries ... an embryonic myth or character with fledgling wings... a delicious write. Bravo