Reflecting Upon the Moon

Updated on September 30, 2016
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

The moon,

emerged from the clouds.

A sprinkling of stars,

all about.

The soft, gentle spring wind,

blew sweet perfume through the air,

for I moment I thought,

I heard you call my name.

Then I looked up and it seemed,

I saw your image reflected ,

on the face of the moon.

My friend it’s been so long,

since I saw your smiling face.

There you were looking down at me

and it could have been yesterday -

when we last said good-bye.

Now another summer,

has come and gone,

leaving behind –

poignant thoughts and memories.

In the dark of the night,

what a lovely sight -

I wonder if you’re really there.

Comforting it seems

and the years slip away.

Now the harvest moon,

has come to say –

autumn is on the way.

The moon radiates its light

and the night,

becomes like a fantasy.

Sure wish I could give you my hand,

just for a moment to feel you near,

like in times past so very dear.

Reflecting on the moon,

brings back the good times,

when you were mine.

Close friends never forget,

they stay in the heart,

though time moves on

and I’ll always remember you -

as I reflect upon the moon.

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    © 2016 Gypsy Rose Lee

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        And the memories always sparkle Shauna.

        I am so inspired by every full moon I see Dianna.

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        Dianna Mendez 

        21 months ago

        I've had so many wonderful memories from being in the moonlight. Your words bring back lovely evenings under the full harvest moon. It is the ruler of the night and sheds light on the beauty of life.

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        Shauna L Bowling 

        21 months ago from Central Florida

        This is so pretty, Rasma. I thought of old friends I haven't seen in years as I read this. It's so true that people keep a special place in our hearts even when time or distance separates us.

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Thank you cat on a soapbox wishing you a wonderful autumn tool.

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        Catherine Tally 

        21 months ago from Los Angeles

        Hello Rasma!

        Your beautiful poem captures the dreamy and magical qualities of the moon and its effects on our emotions. " The moon radiates its light and the night,

        becomes like a fantasy." What a perfect expression of the way the full moon illuminates the garden and elsewhere! I love this one- my favorite so far.

        Enjoy a lovely autumn:)

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Wishing you all an inspirational and wonderful new week.

        Thank you Bill and nice to hear it gave your day a good start.

        Thank you Manatita. Much love to you too.

        Glad you enjoyed this Shanmarie

        Thank you Faith.

        Thank you Jodah.

        Thank you Ed. The night sky has always been inspirational to me.

        Thank you Jan.

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        Janis Leslie Evans 

        21 months ago from Washington, DC

        So beautiful, you've captured the romance of the moon. Your gift of expressing love and longing is very special. Well done, Gypsy Rose Lee.

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        ahorseback 

        21 months ago

        Amazing ! Rasma . I love to just watch the sky at night , I often try to find the constellations that I know , but it is the silence of the slow moving sky , Even without the dreams or romance , its just amazingly calming ! Nice write !............Hope you're well !

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        John Hansen 

        21 months ago from Queensland Australia

        Beautiful words that captivate. Well done, Rasma.

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        Faith Reaper 

        21 months ago from southern USA

        Lovely poem. Yes, reflecting on the moon does bring sweet thoughts. Perfect poem to transition from summer to Autumn.

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        Shannon Henry 

        21 months ago from Texas

        This is simple but beautiful. The imagery is wonderful. It evokes many different emotions in me, mostly nostalgia.

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        manatita44 

        21 months ago from london

        My comment has disappeared. I was saying that this is a great and soothing poem. That Bill is right except that it's mid-afternoon for me and it's still excellent! I like the music too.

        I was saying that as a child I loved the moon and that many of my old poems include the healing qualities of the moon, Even some recent ones. A very beautiful poem, Gypsy.

        P.S. Check out the autumnal one I wrote for you. It's a Sonnet, I believe:https://hubpages.com/literature/Autumnal-Leaves-A-...

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        manatita44 

        21 months ago from london

        I think of the moon a lot, Gypsy. It's so meaningful to me, and again as a child I looked at it so much! Many of my old poems are coloured with it and again, some of my recent ones.

        Bill is right, these kinds of poetry gives us a great start to the day. Now it's mid-afternoon and it's still beautiful. I enjoy the music too. Much Love.

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        Bill Holland 

        21 months ago from Olympia, WA

        My kind of poetry, overflowing with images in a simple and minimalist form....a wonderful start to my day.

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