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The Stars And Moon (poem)


The stars and moon where all he could recall

Reflections of the pool beneath his feet

For now reality was in retreat

Towards remnants of a simple lovers’ squall


She said that all that once was is complete

A fact that he no longer could forestall

He still recalls the coldness of it all

A bitter cold now lying in the street


Was this the final future of a kiss

Was this the destiny of lovers’ vow

Was this the silence broken hearts have found


And there the stars and moon he could not miss

Which drift into a nearby gutter now

As he now drops his knife upon the ground


Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 19, 2017:

Poignant but lovely poetry.

Linda Rogers from Minnesota on April 17, 2017:

Sad but beautifully written Poem. A great write my friend.

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