Questions for the Moon
Does the moon have holes and why are they there?
It looks like it's been injured, but no one seems to care.
Does the moon have a face? Is it looking at me?
I don't really know. Tell me what you see.
Why is it so far away? Look at its light!
In all of this darkness, it looks pretty bright.
Why must it change shape? That funny little moon.
It has happened many times before, but it will turn round again soon.
Why is there only one moon, but so many stars? Why is it all on its own?
The stars need a leader, something brighter than themselves, so nothing is ever alone.
Even with light, shadows still lurk. Why is it so dark every night?
They are so far away, still at war with the blackness, where the moon and the stars must fight.
Why is there nighttime? Why in the dark must I lay down my head?
I'm too tired to think about that question right now, so just let me go to bed.
Copyright © Caitlin Rimmer | Year Posted 2011
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