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1488: Waltz of the Moons

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1488: Waltz of the Moons

Carnage and the language of lust, join the waltz of the moons around their respective castles. Stay awake and say how much you know how love begins and ends. It's a cycle of violations and forgiveness. 

Can they all be seen behind a telescope? Decide where you'd like to spend the night. "At the top of the observatory where all we need is our eyes." I tend to listen to the whispers of an aching heart.

Mercury. Venus. Left alone to circle each other around the campfire. Earth and the mirror of Luna reflecting what she can see unto the only surface that knows life. Phobos and Deimos. Shadows cast against the Crimson desert. Do they see how they can break the ice and rest in each other's arms?

Sphere of storms. Io and the surveillance of Ganymede, bring Callisto's map of ordeals and have yours imprinted with the same gravity. Palace of rings, Hyperion commands the fleet. Aside from lies what can possibly tear you away from me?

Titania and Oberon, they have the citadel of glass. Why do they turn to his side whenever he seeks variance and speaks of bribery? Neptune and the lore of Triton and Nereid. Conclude the search and let them remain lost beneath the waters

Pluto and Charon's sacred dinner, can anything be more private than two souls in the dark? It is one's motives that bring about what happens. A secret without any hint of malice remains pure until such time when the recipient is deemed worthy to hear its all.

Carnage between lust and love, have you danced the waltz of the moons? Stay awake and tell me the story of how our love began to end.

#1488: WALTZ OF THE MOONS ©Jake Ponce [September 20, 2011 9:02pm] neptunerune.tumblr.com neptunerune.deviantart.com facebook.com/neptunerune

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  1. Date: 5/17/2014 8:48:00 PM
    Jake This is very profound and deeply full of emotion. Your heart and soul is poured into each line. thank you for the great comment on my Men And Puppies poem.

    Ponce Avatar Jake Ponce
    Date: 5/17/2014 9:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, RObin!
  1. Date: 5/7/2014 12:02:00 AM
    I have to say Jake.. the title drew me in.. I love to dance and the waltz is pure class.. Your poetry drew me in too and I went alone for the ride.. i could not stop,,, awesome writing.. Bravo to you Brooke

    Ponce Avatar Jake Ponce
    Date: 5/7/2014 12:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Brooke! I really appreciate it!
  1. Date: 4/23/2014 9:28:00 AM
    Waltz of the Moon... I find something special feeling everytime I look up and watch its beauty... I'm so fascinated!! .... Especially when it's in full bloom... I don't know.. in my zodiac sign, my planet is moon... and my real name is also related in moon... odd... and I love Bruno's song, Talking to the Moon.. ( nonsense.. lol.. ) ..this is superb write, Ponce!! ..very well written!! :O)

    Ponce Avatar Jake Ponce
    Date: 5/7/2014 12:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I love the moon too, Aiyah. It's almost always present in one of the lines of something I may have written at night. I can't help but stare at it like a werewolf!
  1. Date: 10/26/2013 9:40:00 AM
    Hi, everyone. I'm very grateful for your time and kind words. :)

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 9:46:00 AM
    Beautifully written. I like the Title Waltz of the moon. Our life is also a waltz that is influence by nature and the heavens above us... i tend to listen to the whispers of an aching heart... i like that line too:)

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 5:25:00 PM
    Have to admit I didn't understand half of it..but it is beautiful...I got the can anything be more private than two souls in the dark part......beautifulllll.....

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 11:57:00 AM
    you amaze , jake... seems you are astronomically inclined and your lyrical piece sets a blazing tone of impressions both earthy and celestial.. proud to be pinoy!.. this is remarkable!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 8:20:00 AM
    Carnage between lust and love,have you danced the waltz of moons?Stay awake,tell me the story of how our love began to end'I love these verses..they carry so much thought and emotion..Outstanding!!!