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September moon


I met her on a mountain;
On a day that seemed serene;
She spun a thread of silky yarn;
Then wrapped me in a dream.

We lusted like two sailors;
Drinking our last slug;
Then tossed our message out to sea;
corked in side the jug.

We sang each other chanting’s
About never going away
But I was always looking back;
It was me that wouldn’t stay.

I’ve tried not to remember
Tried to lock it in a room;
But always in September;
Her face is in the moon.

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  1. Date: 4/13/2011 6:45:00 AM
    Chris; Thanks for the great comments and as far as whats going on I suspect things are more like a moon dance where -in popularity or fishing lures takes president over choices, but what do I know I guess.

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 3:12:00 AM
    Amazing, Leonard! Another powerful and creative write. I could go on and on, but I'll sound like a chipmunk. Take care, keep well!! Mikki

  1. Date: 4/10/2011 10:25:00 PM
    This is great stuff, Leonard. I have gone through a bunch of your poems....didn't comment on a few, ONLY because I was trying to get a taste of variety. Now, why doesn't a poem like this get more views and comments? People will post a crappy written haiku(I actually like haiku lol), and they end up with like 500 views and freakin' 78 comments. Wot's going on here?

  1. Date: 3/25/2011 6:38:00 PM
    Creative and interesting write on September moon, Leonard

  1. Date: 3/25/2011 12:45:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today Leonard. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with new found inspiration. Love, Carol