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Silvery Moon

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Silvery Moon


Silvery Moon drifts through open window.
Baby's bassinet is bathed in evening sky.

Across the open yards, Silvery Moon gifts,
gifts love and devotion to taper the shadows.
A shimmer to shield from darkness
dusting sleepy lids with light like baby powder.

Hold fast to fleeting innocence
and boldness of brilliant shield
as you swaddle my tender babe tonight
through open window, Silvery Moon.


By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders, August 7, 2012
Inspired by Babyface (Carl Sandburg)

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  1. Date: 9/1/2012 10:14:00 AM
    rhonda, congratulations in Joann's "copy cat contest" have yourself a great day.. ~LUV~PD

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 3:16:00 PM
    Very descriptive and expressive winning work..Congrats..I am glad that I chose this one to read this afternoon...Sara

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 6:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Joann's "Copy Cat" contest Rhonda. Sorry to be late commenting. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 9:40:00 PM
    Beautiful and lovely piece,Rhonda...Fine write..Splendid! congratulations on your superb win....

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 5:18:00 PM
    This is just wonderful, rhonda. I do not know if I ever read Babyface, but I sure enjoyed your Silvery Moon. Congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 1:09:00 PM
    Lovely poem. Congratulations on your win,Rhonda . Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 12:56:00 PM
    A lovely poem, that reached right into my heart. Congratulations.