Melancholy Moon



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The sky holds a tinctured air

And melancholy moon glows pale

Against the salted cheek in haste

No want to reveal in exhale

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Breath blows a shiver of words

Found begging to be left unsaid

That rise in the heat unheard

And fall on a heart left dead

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Within the moonlit music soft

The saddest of songs plays again

For finale falls on love so rare

In choked words gone unspoken

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For here is where all words fail

Apologies of no use in the now

No matter our hopeful chosen course

We ended up right here, somehow

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Commissioned here by artist’s hand

Goodbyes meant to look like this

No words are left for either to say

Just one haunting final kiss

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And every night since that kiss

Still holds a moon so sadly pale

Missing love in tinctured air

No want to reveal in exhale

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Comments
5 Responses to “Melancholy Moon”
  1. Brilliant, images painted clearly and wilfully by those precise words, perfectly placed. Fantastic poem my friend!
    All the best,
    F.

  2. So painfully beautiful

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