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The Moonlighter

When she said yes, he was "over the moon" Though the orb was oddly missing that night The couple should have seen this as a sign That their marriage might not bring delight At times, the man in the moon needs relief He’s seen couples pledge ardor that’s sure to fade But warnings the man is not free to give So he takes vacations when he's dismayed Once a month Earth’s moon takes another gig Moonlighting in a far-off galaxy The lunar eclipse only veils the truth The man in the moon is an absentee *For Kevin's Moon Contest

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Date: 6/20/2018 5:56:00 PM
There is scientific proof of happenings during the full and new moons Carolyn. I never mail packages on on the full or new moon....last one I mailed on the NM never arrived. I love this thought provoking poem that rings so charmingly true. I hope to see this on the winner's list my friend! Past few days I wasn't feeling great so have been absent from PS.: )
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Date: 6/17/2018 5:22:00 PM
I finally did write one, Carolyn. I hope it gets a win!
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Date: 6/15/2018 1:45:00 AM
What a creative imagination you shone in the poetic galaxy with when you wrote this STAR. Love it, Carolyn - it's a poem one, at least this one, ponders. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 6/13/2018 4:30:00 PM
Wow wow wow...I'm over the moon with this one...into my favs
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/13/2018 6:13:00 PM
Thanks, Tim! I saw in your comment to Jan than you were going "under the knife." Sending healing wishes to you!
Date: 6/13/2018 2:38:00 PM
Hey, Carolyn, sorry I could not talk with you on the phone today. I'll try to call you when I'm driving home. I have to make a quick visit to the doc for blood test on D level I have. I am very curious to know!!
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/13/2018 6:14:00 PM
No problem, Andrea. Email awaits you.
Date: 6/13/2018 11:43:00 AM
Such a delightful take on the contest theme Carolyn, it's beautifully inspired and written. Heed the moon and its mysterious ways.. Best wishes for a win! ~Susan
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/13/2018 6:16:00 PM
Thanks, Susan. Had some fun with this.
Date: 6/13/2018 11:39:00 AM
Love that last line Carolyn... Yu wrote this so well, and I like the deeper message in this poem...
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Date: 6/13/2018 10:17:00 AM
A moonlit verse...shinning the way to a win, Carolyn...love & moonlight...^WW^
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Date: 6/13/2018 3:37:00 AM
- A lovely poem, Carolyn, a wonderful cocktail of romance, drama and mystery :) - Best wishes in the contest - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 6/13/2018 1:24:00 AM
Excellent. Beautiful write with nice ending. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing it.
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Date: 6/13/2018 12:42:00 AM
Well written verse Carolyn, the moon has always been connected with romance. Tom
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Date: 6/12/2018 9:29:00 PM
A charming take on the challenge, Carolyn. Well done.
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Date: 6/12/2018 6:48:00 PM
A lunar delight Carolyn..enjoyed
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Date: 6/12/2018 6:25:00 PM
Cute and fun write.. such a delight to read!
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Date: 6/12/2018 5:48:00 PM
GREAT ending here, Carolyn. I enjoyed your take on the moon. I really need to get doing this one. it's filling so fast and I have no Timmmmm (I whine!!) See ya, I am getting off now to fix dinner
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/12/2018 6:03:00 PM
I've seen some great entries for the moon contest, Andrea. If you take a breather and look at the moon tonight, perhaps inspiration will come. Thanks for your visit!
Date: 6/12/2018 4:50:00 PM
what a fun take on the theme and I love the clever title Carolyn:-) hugs jan xx
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/12/2018 5:28:00 PM
Thanks, Jan. Had fun with this.
Date: 6/12/2018 4:32:00 PM
Ha! Fabulous original take on Mr Moon's meanderings :) Good luck in the contest Carolyn! xomo
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/12/2018 5:29:00 PM
We attribute such fantasy to the moon. It was Juliet who told Romeo not to pledge his love by "the inconstant moon," for it might prove fickle when the moon disappeared. This was the inspiration.