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Half-Lit Moon

Haze up in the heavens encircles this orb.
Half-dark, half-light, shines from above.
Twinkles of light appear to absorb.
Fractions of darkness within lighted glove,

Speaking to lovers held in each other’s arms.
Answering questions of science to some,
Floating around spreading blessed charms,
Listening close at times, hearing a hum.

Lovers for centuries, graciously, captured by,
Sweet serenity and magical mystery,
Others entranced with secrets, which fly.
From words written and spoken in history.

Satellite, orb, lady, they are all the same.
Mythical goddesses, gripped in flame.
These tales have spread so many games.
This object seen most nights has no shame.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 3/9/2011 10:50:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Cecil. Love Carol
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Date: 3/6/2011 6:35:00 PM
Congrats Cecil on your first round success in the Poetry Soup contest luv.. good luck...
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Date: 1/30/2011 8:51:00 PM
Congrats Cecil on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a great one to share with us all my friend with luv..
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Date: 7/19/2010 6:22:00 AM
Rich in detail and imagery. Thanks for the read!
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Date: 7/19/2010 1:19:00 AM
wow classical lovely write...I always love the moon and this is as lovely...the way you rhyme it is just superb.....I miss full moon...^_^ v
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Date: 7/18/2010 8:57:00 PM
Nicely written about that orb which hovers over us each night, whether we see it or not. Keep the pen flowing! Dan C
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Date: 7/18/2010 8:43:00 PM
Something so serene about your piece.. tc WNN
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Date: 7/18/2010 8:17:00 PM
very nice, as a moonchild I enjoyed it
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