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Deceitful Moon

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Deceitful Moon

Grand thief, lovely fraud
That plunders waning sunlight.
A cold, lifeless thing.
Silver lies, reflected rays
Passed off as dreamy moonlight.

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  1. Date: 4/22/2013 4:25:00 PM
    The more I read your poetry, the more I notice themes about light, reflection and intensity of colors. 'Shining' things; you write them so well, and they imbue your poetry with a deep richness. PS more haikus?? -Jeremy

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 6:23:00 PM
    Nice to read your verse this evening loved the use of the word plunder. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 9:37:00 PM
    great play on words ;}

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 4:07:00 AM
    Heather this is just stunning...David

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 10:00:00 PM
    just rereading this beauty! I sure do love it.

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 6:42:00 PM
    Another beauty from you.Love it!

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 11:44:00 AM
    A lovely tanka, full of images, and despite the 'cold', warmth.

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 9:56:00 AM
    All that shines and glitters catch the eye Keep your eye on the sky my dear sending you hugs and wishing you a wonderful day xxx

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 8:18:00 AM
    Enjoyable piece.

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 2:45:00 AM
    Lovely poem!

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 7:48:00 AM
    You are good at this Heather love xx

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 11:49:00 PM
    I like it. Tanka may be an interesting form for me to try. Cheers to you Heather Ober.

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 1/4/2013 11:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oops, my bad Heather, I was reading a poem by Mystic Rose at the same time.
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 6:10:00 AM
    Excellent assessment of the darker side of the moon. I am often seduced by its dark, dreamy moonlight which inspires my creativity.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 12:15:00 PM
    Hi Heather wonderful tanka, happy new year to you, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 12:09:00 PM
    Good tanka with some rhyme, Heather. I see someone mentioned it could be an entry for a contest. I came to read this one because it does not use one of the five titles of my own contest rules. Was it meant for my contest?

    Ober Avatar Heather Ober
    Date: 1/3/2013 12:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Andrea! And no, I didn't write this one for a contest, so not to worry. I was just in the mood to write a tanka.
  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:49:00 AM
    great write. Thanks for sharing

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 4:58:00 AM
    wonderful write Heather,love it

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 2:53:00 AM
    Wow! this really is an awesome tanka. This should do well for the contest, if it is an entry. Loved it and thanks for stopping by.

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 11:55:00 PM
    Heather you have written an awesome poem here. Every line is a gem. i love your description of the moon. What a great visual of it as a masquerading ball passing itself off as a source of light.