this poem tries to convey my thoughts on the interplay of the moon and the clouds in a tropical night sky during the november harmattan

Rounded globe of silver luminance

Floating in the night-clad middle sky

By your thin wavy light my pen highlights

Blanketing us in your shimmer like hue

In triumph you shine gracefully

Through cloudy squadrons set to dim your aura

Blinking in homage to adolescent clouds

Rushing in mock mime to beckoning adulthood

Whispering through time’s windy gap

You give sight to my flowing pen’s path

As I trace the route of your steady crawl

Across the length of this November sky

In saddening suddenness, you are lost

To wooly whorls who sneaked to choke you

In the tightness of their dark embrace

Harbingers of the sweet cacophony of dreamy night rain

This hastens my trip to the cozy comfort of sleepy isle

Where day time fantasies stalks the aisle

Arising earlier than the punctual cockcrow

I behold the constellations of your farewell

Sparkling where you’d shone brightly ‘fore.

Submitted: February 18, 2007

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Saturday Night

Beautiful imagery my friend.

Mon, February 19th, 2007 12:38am


Thanks man.appreciate you reading

Mon, February 19th, 2007 7:10am


I really love it! I live far away from your place (in Siberia) and your poem perfectly told me what November Moon is like in tropical night sky ;-) Maybe someday I will write about the Moon in Siberia sky too.

Wed, June 27th, 2007 10:55am


thanks my friend..i do hopeyou do because i would love to read them.

Sun, July 1st, 2007 11:41am


who could not read a poem with such drawing beauty in it's name? wonderful write! I love the way you describe the things of this world. it shows a true connection to the rythms of the universe.

Sat, August 4th, 2007 4:19pm


Thanks for the swell comment. I do appreciate.take care of you

Mon, August 13th, 2007 12:44pm

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