Upon The Moon (poem)

A lover cast his hopes upon the moon

For everything is sight was magic strewn

And with his dream this moment to commune

A memory which nothing could impugn

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And so he took his longing by the hand

As all imagination went as planned

All scents and sounds fell under his command

Perfection beyond will to understand

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They found a place to wonder at the moon

Where they could take in blessing heaven planned

The stars and dream now followed some command

No cloud no shrouds no feelings to impugn

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And so he gripped his chances by the hand

As at her feet his heart’s desires were strewn

With endless silence would his soul commune

A darkness which he couldn’t understand

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Then came response which tears would not impugn

As with the face of death they both commune

And in some lonely ditch was body strewn

A lover cast his hopes upon the moon

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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

Gruesome ending. I wasn't expecting that, Martin.


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

Sad poem, Martin.

Death is the great conquer.

Music video is perfect for this poem.

DJ.


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Now that was a twist ending.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Sad surprise ending. That's what comes of mooning around.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Lovely but so very sad...

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