The Sun and the Moon #poetry #photography #equinox


 

 

I love you because your rays fill with delight

what I radiate in the eve is a golden smile glow

the stars twinkle and blush nightly because they know

I respect you becasue you rise high in the sky

my shape in the night a reflection you see

is more of yourself and so much less of me

Sometimes as I rise I ask the question “why”

I’m merely a  mirror  of your glorious rays

I cast  a few shadows you lighten each and every day

We look at each other across celestial sea

we put in the sky for the world at the start

I a dusty old orb and yours a radiant heart

sun on chapel pond

 

The Poet’s United Midweek Motif prompt for this week is Sun in celebration of the March Equinox.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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38 Comments

  1. How lucky poets are to have both sun and moon to inspire them. We give them feelings echoing our thoughts while others stare at the ground. Beautiful!

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  2. “I a dusty old orb and yours a radiant heart”…aww..isn’t the old lady a bit jealous?…beautiful poem Leslie….love the photos…amazing they are…

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  3. What a wonderful flow this has…yes..the last line is divine..being a dusty old orb could be a good thing..think of all the knowledge held in that dust!

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  4. loved the photos and adore the first line. it immediately captivated me.

    ps

    i think you misspelled “because”

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