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Sentinel Moon Tune


Silver orb, in the night time's sky, many times I've seen you, how time does fly,

A sentinel to the evening, as night comes on, by and by, it comes on by and by.

Prompting my lyrical presentation, as in your beauty lies, each rarest observation,

Every poem, sonnet and song, of your wonders all belong, as a fine reincarnation.


Refrain:

Silver moon up in the sky, where all our dreams do seem to fly,

Take a lucky penny from the dish, Magic genie, grant us a wish,

We know you'll answer us, by and by, you'll answer us by and by.


Perpetually you are there in that sky, endlessly to project a beaming nightly light,

Romantic reminder, subject of music designer, dependable companion, a delight.

Your duty to perform until the end of all time, night time vigil, our watcher, sublime,

You chase away shadows, as higher you climb, giving a reason, with all to rhyme.


Refrain:

Silver moon up in the sky, where all our dreams, do seem to fly,

Take a lucky penny from the dish, magic genie, grant us a wish,

We know you'll answer us by and by, you'll answer us by and by.


As your orb does wax and to wane, we know you'll soon be full once again,

Watching over us, as your nightly chore, your beaming essence we all adore.

Your Grand reflections on river and lake, over glen, the dale, always to make,

Revered brother to Mother Earth, valued friend, of greatest worth, for all's sake.


Refrain:

Silver moon up in the sky, where all our dreams do seem to fly,

Take a lucky penny from the dish, magic genie, grant us a wish.

We know you'll answer us by and by, you'll answer us by and by.


Silver moon, you're such a good friend, we all do hate to see the night time end,

As every day you slowly disappear, we know in our hearts, you'll always be near.

Like a soldier you guard us, closely by you'll stand, watching over all, your band,

We can rest reassured, with you old man, as your silver hair, does shine so grand.


Refrain:

Silver moon up in the sky, where all our dreams do seem to fly,

Take a lucky penny from the dish, magic genie, grant us a wish,

We know you'll answer us by and by, you'll answer us by and by.





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shanmarie 2 months ago from Texas

I can hear soft music play in my mind as I read this. A sweet, tender melody.


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threekeys 2 months ago from Australia

I personally loved this poem especially the refrain. Conjured up haunting feelings of emphemeral beauty. Thank you whonunuwho


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whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States Author

Thank you shanmarie and blessings to you on this nice Fall evening. whonu


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whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States Author

Thank you threekeys and blessings to you and yours. whonu


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DH Reviews 2 months ago

This is really deep man


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Kristen Howe 2 months ago from Northeast Ohio

Excellent poem. Very visual with the imagery and great rhyme scheme.


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whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States Author

Thank you so much Kristen. Blessings on this fine Fall day. whonu


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Nell Rose 2 months ago from England

Such a lovely poem, so beautiful!


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whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States Author

Thank you Nell my friend. Blessings to all. whonu


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MsDora 2 months ago from The Caribbean

Beautiful tribute to the moon, and the refrain is lovely.


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BlossomSB 2 months ago from Victoria, Australia

A lovely, gentle poem. It really does need a tune, it just needs to be sung as well.


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whonunuwho 2 months ago from United States Author

Thanks Blossom. I've got a good musician working on my song lyrics and have completed one already. Thank you again. whonu


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bravewarrior 7 weeks ago from Central Florida

Whonu, I love the metaphors in this. And your photos are breathtaking!

You and Rasma must be on the same plane right about now. I just read her most recent poem about the moon.


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whonunuwho 7 weeks ago from United States Author

Thank you bravewarrior and bless you for commenting. Have a nice day my friend.whonu

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