Moon Love

Our voices
Are they an echo
Of a desolate love in the air?
Our longing
Are they the reflection
Of an unrequited love affair?
As we sleep
It watches
Knowing all our secrets
All our pain
All our loves
A reluctant confidant
Suffering
For all eternity
Witness
To all who love
And to all whose dreams are crushed
As we raise our eyes
And bare ourselves
The mirror of our sadness
Understands
In the shadow of it's light

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Phyllis Doyle 4 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

So much a part of life are the words in your poem. Lovely!


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Minnetonka Twin 4 years ago from Minnesota

Beautifully flowing poetry Suburban Poet. It makes me think of day dreaming and dreaming at night. All of the what if's of who is out there for us or gratitude for love we've found. Hit many buttons my friend :-)


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Poet.....this is simply beautiful...you know my favorite read is love romantic poems..you what a wonderful poem this is..simply divine..voted way up..debbie


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The Suburban Poet 4 years ago from Austin, Texas Author

@Phyllis - Thank you... I just try to describe what I experience

@Minnetonka - Thank you again. Yes it is about all the night with the moon and our desires.

@Deborah - Thank you again! I don't write about love all the time but this one kind of popped into my head.


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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

you did it again Suburban...beautiful as always...


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The Suburban Poet 4 years ago from Austin, Texas Author

Hi raciniwa - Thank you and your comment is beautiful to me....

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