Your Loving Moon



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Eons are scarred across my face

You the beauty to my beast

Orbiting around your treasured space

So, on you my eyes may feast

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Never able to turn and look away

My stare frozen by the energy

And as each night breaks to day

You pull at me constantly

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Often feeling unnoticed

As I fade in other’s bright light

Wondering if I would be missed

If absent just for one night

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We are bound in celestial dance

You spinning like graceful ballerina

Me stuck as if in a trance

With this dusty reflective patina

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You a myriad of vivid colors

Me just this grey and ashen hue

I always feel just a bit duller

Stuck here next to beautiful you

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But without you where would I be

Flung off into the great void

A lonely travelling destiny

If your gravity is unemployed

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Pulling on you so tentatively

You can hardly feel my hand

Save the rising of your vast sea

Wetting your dried tidal land

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Oh, that I could show you my worth

And that we could be as one soon

For you will always be my earth

And I, forever, your loving moon

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Comments
16 Responses to “Your Loving Moon”
  1. beth says:

    So romantic and wistful

  2. Jim Borden says:

    what a wonderful tribute to the moon. I never thought of how the moon always plays second fiddle to the sun. it can’t be easy…

  3. petespringerauthor says:

    I think it’s the sun that’s taken for granted. The moon is looked to with excitement and splendor. It seems like the ideal time to be romantic. “Under the light of a silvery moon.”

  4. Francisco Bravo Cabrera says:

    A lovely tribute to my favourite celestial entity, our brilliant shining moon!

  5. kristianw84 says:

    This is so romantic, Brad! *Swoon*

  6. No one writes love like you ❤️🖤

  7. jonicaggiano says:

    Brad I love this piece. So romantic and expressed so incredibly visually.

    “We are bound in celestial dance
    You spinning like graceful ballerina
    Me stuck as if in a trance
    With this dusty reflective patina”

    Every stanza is lovely but this is my favorite. Perhaps because when I was little I dreamt of being a ballerina and still dance when I am alone and feeling very happy. “In my own little world!” Sending you more beautiful words to encourage these lovely romantic pieces. Love Jonikins xoxoxoxxo

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