Inspire #atozchallenge #poetry


dark waters

 

leaving little trace she walks along moonlit shore

golden poi long for her gentle caress

trees lean listening for her breathless song

she  yearns for a memory’s glimpse

many seasons since that fire dance

does he remember the kindled flame?

“carry my words over mountains and valleys

harmonize your lips against my melody

don’t forsake me to silent reflection”

nature with fair maiden groans

she leaves little trace behind

as she wades into the moonlit lake, alone

 

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I dont know about you but  when I  read the words penned by another poet I am often inspired and an image flow from my pen. This poem is inspired by the painted words of another. I am grateful for the wellspring of inspiration I have from the poetry communities I am part of.

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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  1. __I do, as you have written, often feed (or is it read) on a poet’s words and find it necessary to duck, as my own parallel words bombard me. That echo syndrome.
    __Moonie, you’ve written here a fine verse that can and will… :
    Inspire
    from stars of parallel minds
    facets stir

    _m

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