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The Hanging Moon

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I watch the moon hang in the sky

I meet her gaze eye to eye

Lantern-like she doesn’t blink

Nor give a hint of what she thinks

As she reflects on earth below

Where human ants scurry to and fro

What thorny issues does she ponder

What on Earth is there I wonder

To keep that stare fixed day and night

On the view from that great height

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©Denise G Allen, 18 January 2013 09:48

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

15 thoughts on “The Hanging Moon

  1. Hahaha…..What indeed? I like this, adee. 🙂

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  2. why of course its you she is watching…and me…and him ….and her…

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  3. Oh wow man, even the moon is watching me? I gotta quit smokin’ this stuff, man!…. Dude, now I’m really paranoid… Ah, didn’t we have some brownies around here?

    ..

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  4. This opens one to think of the feasible theory that planets, moons and stars are all sentient beings, but in a way very hard for us to comprehend. Just as plants and trees are.

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    • I have a strong feeling that plants and trees do have a certain conscienceness, but not planets, moons and stars. This poem, though, was written tongue-in-cheek, lol! Thanks for your input, Col. 🙂

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  5. I’ve known women much the same!

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  6. This is lovely – good to see you writing poetry again, Adee.

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