Great silken disc, hung low in the sky;
as big as harvest moon, yet, somehow, not quite like.
Soft, transluscent orb wears scarves of mist,
reluctantly enters the night, poised on a hilltop, ready to flee the encroaching black.
Pursued all night, chased higher and higer,
'till falling at dawn, worn hard and cold by the chase.
©2-10-90--(rev) 8-8-09 C. Elizabeth Carl
©5-6-10 C. Elizabeth (Carl) Elias
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