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A Hypnotizing Crystal Ball

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A Hypnotizing Crystal Ball

The moon is a hypnotizing crystal ball. 
It sees your struggles and your hurt, 
and as it graces the glimmering night sky, 
it is silent as it glows.  
It shines the light on all the answers 
but only for a moment, like a dream 
forgotten in the first few moments of consciousness... 
It never rests, only guards you 
while you cry and while you wonder 
and boil and freeze
Everything is clear as crystal during the night. 
During the day, we hide. 
At night, we creep into who we are. 
We don't like to admit it. We're prideful. 
But as the moon is our guardian 
It allures us to the surface 
of our own hardmetal skin, 
and melts it into irresistable tenderness. 

At night we feel the most at peace. 
At night we feel the most beautiful. 
But at night we feel exposed and 
the most insecure.

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  1. Date: 10/3/2012 12:50:00 AM
    OMG.....love this poem. Wow...keep writing. I'd liek to read more of your poems - Shaz

  1. Date: 9/16/2012 1:17:00 PM
    Welcome to the soup. Enjoyed reading your poem and congrats on it being featured. love phyl

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 10:00:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this because the moon is portrayed so clearly in terms of people's hopes and dreams. I too, like the last lines, it nails the poem down.

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 2:55:00 AM
    love this. especially the last 3 lines of first stanza. i have felt this way more often than not, and im looking forward to reading more of your work onhere.

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 5:21:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you today Sam. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 4:22:00 AM
    Sam, welcome to P-Soup - hope you will have a lot of fun with poetry. - You write very good, I like this poem - Well done - Have a nice day to you. - oxox hug from me // Anne-Lise :)