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Moon's Salute

Updated on May 7, 2017


Moon's beams are dancing on the bay,

Scattered clouds, wispy, and all to play.

Jasmine's smell, the Honeysuckle, too,

So lifts that spell, of this, my feeling blue.


Nightbirds sing to the evening a lullaby,

Frogs and crickets chat, all join the show.

This magic spell is cast, till night is past,

As shadows line a landscape, to and fro.




Memories flow through time, in the hour,

Good times of the past, on me to shower.

Sweet nights, essences, of days gone by,

Reflect the speed, the rate, it does so fly.


As a Whippoorwill and goslings, all do call,

Their silhouettes against the curtain to fall.

My old pipe to light, just for one last time,

While beauty awaits for those all in rhyme.

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      Byron Dean 2 months ago from Europe

      Very lyrical and full of imagery. Wistful, nostalgic tone reminds me vaguely of The Land of Lost Content by Housman.

      Enjoyed reading.

      B.D.

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      whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States

      Thank you B.D. So glad you stopped by and for giving a nice review. Many blessings. whonu

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most lovely and lyrical poetry

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      whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States

      Thank you Gypsy and blessings to you on this fine evening. whonu

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 weeks ago from Central Florida

      This poem reminds me that I've not actually watched the night sky in quite some time. Guess I go to bed too early!

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      whonunuwho 5 weeks ago from United States

      Thanks for stopping by my friend. whonu

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