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Moon my self-A poem

Updated on April 18, 2014

Moon (my inner self)

Isolated in the outer space
Bound in motion, by the earth
Appearing bright and luminous from far

But the rapturous glances are only a deceit for the earthlings, far far away
For they are unaware of the actual surface of the moon;
As dry as sand, as cold as ice, scar-ridden, hollow holes
A barren grey desert, with no atmosphere, no life, no hope
Infact its not luminous, just a reflective of the sun.

Despite being dry and barren, it holds a strong disposition
its existence, crucial for the survival of the earth;
its ability to attract and control tidal patterns
Illuminating the dark sky
A unique focal point

The twenty-eight day cycle, of total obscureness and re-emergence
only adds to its exuberating beauty, mystifying its character,
accelerating curiosity, in the minds of the observers, about this
hard to reach beauty.

But the irony holds,

the real surface is merely an infertile, lifeless desert



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    • sariasaeed profile image

      saria 4 years ago from u.k

      Thankyou very much. I am glad you enjoyed it

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      Justin W Price 4 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Excellent work full of surprise and wonder.

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      saria 4 years ago from u.k

      Thankyou very much for reading paddyboy60, and yes there is no man on the moon, at the moment, Sykes :)

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      PADDYBOY60 4 years ago from Centreville Michigan

      Very nice read. There is no man in the moon? Just kidding. Thanks.

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      saria 4 years ago from u.k

      Thankyou so much for the kind remarks, i am glad kamalesh and reaper you guys enjoyed it, have a good day

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very beautiful poetry.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      Blessings, Faith Reaper

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      Kamalesh050 4 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Excellent. Keep up your good work.

      Best Wishes, Kamalesh