Friday, September 20, 2013

Harvest Moon














Under the glow of a full harvest moon
she roams the night soft radiant light
seeking answers in a turquoise lagoon
on bended knee,  world of thoughts

cloak of darkness, concealing emotion
before her eyes visions flash, misty sky
reading love letters sealed devotion
spoken in a tongue only she understands

pines swaying, waiting autumn breeze
new melody stirs, tall dreaming firs
birds fly on restless wings, tree to tree
summer kiss, sultry days we'll miss

gathering song under a harvest moon
howls in the mist, wolf silently prowls
captivating  heaven & earth swoon
wooden flute, chanting praises

golden hues, dew touches her lips
stars dart across a drumming heart
removing her cloak, naked she dips
answers found  in a turquoise lagoon

posted for dVerse writing ballads
inspired last night by the glorious moon

sharing with imaginary garden with real toads

41 comments:

  1. Skinny dipping? Good write and the moon again!
    Very complex here. That is it, I am posting
    my moon pic. I will write to it later.

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    1. Hi,

      Thanks for visiting and the comment. I will be sure to visit your site to read your poem.

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  2. You have really captured so many facets of last night's harvest moon, Truedessa. Beautiful writing.

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    1. Hi Mary,

      I adore that doggie pic..thanks for the visit..you are a kind person.

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  3. The wonders of the night and the mystery of the moon - yummy stuff!
    Anna :o]

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    1. Oh the wonders of the night are delightful such as the glorious moon.

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  4. It WAS a glorious moon, and I really like the idea of that dip in the blue lagoon--this slips along beautifully. k.

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    1. Oh, nothing like a moonlight swim..

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  5. Wow brought the moon to life
    With no strife
    Just showing the glow
    With your flow
    Skinny dipping too?
    nothing wrong with that at ones zoo

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    1. Hi Pat,

      That moon had a hold on me last night
      I couldn't sleep as I gazed the sky
      so thought I would give it a write..

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  6. Harvest Moon...

    Beautiful...

    Even reminds me a bit of Neil Young...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2MtEsrcTTs

    What a great song!

    ~shoes~

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    1. Hi Shoes,

      Thanks for the visit and the music..just viewed the video..thanks for that Neil Young is amazing.

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  7. This is a beautiful lyrical piece of writing. I think you've written to the longer ballad form - each line has four stresses - which I didn't mention at dVerse, but is a reall common variant of the 4,3,4,3 ballad form.

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    1. Hello,

      Thank you so much for an interesting prompt. It was fun to write and the form was a bit different but, then again so am I. Thanks for your lovely comment.

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  8. This is beautiful... I really think you painted the beauty of the harvest moon...

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    1. Bjorn (bear)

      Thank you so much for your kind words.

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  9. hmmm nice...love the images... esp. in that last stanza... the turquoise lagoon...nice

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    1. Thank you Claudia always appreciate your visits.

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  10. Lovely, we wrote of the same theme, smiles ~ Specially like that dipping into the turquoise lagoon ~

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    1. Hi Grace,

      Thanks for lovely words. There is just something so
      mystical about the full moon.

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  11. So beautiful, I especially love that last verse.

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    1. Kathryn,

      Thanks you so much for your kind words and the visit.

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  12. that turquoise lagoon took me someplace entirely other, with the harvest moon of course still shining down, but perhaps the wolf would be found elsewhere.
    very evocative. i like this a lot.

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    1. Marian,

      That moon has been splendid this week..ah but, what would a full moon be without the cries of a wolf nearby..as he is a creature of the moon with a haunting voice.

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  13. 'reading love letters' and 'answers found in turquoise lagoon' ~ very inspiring and moving ~ lovely harvest moon poem

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    1. Good morning humbird..thank you for your thoughts. Hope you enjoy your day.

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  14. Lovely imagery. I really like the line, "stars dart across a drumming heart." Oh to be young and in love again!

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    1. Kathie,

      Thanks for the visit and your kind comment.

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  15. There is so much to seen in the moonlight..I love the view in this one

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    1. Good Morning Susie,

      Thank you so much for taking in the view.

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  16. it is just amazing and mind blowing

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    1. Thank you for such an amazing comment.

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    2. Thank you for the follow as well. I will be sure to make my way to your place.

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  17. Brings back memories of the young in this. Can relate to this Truedessa! Nicely!

    Hank

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    1. Hank,

      Ah nice to see you here..I'm glad you could relate to my words. Hope you enjoy your day.

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  18. very nice....the moon is such a inspiration, esp for art and poetry....the moon this week has been large and beautiful...love the melody of the trees and nature as well..

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    1. Brian,

      Welcome back nice to see you again! I always enjoy a visit from you and reading your comments. Hope you have a beautiful day...

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  19. There is a magic to the moon.. you captured it well

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  20. Such a beautiful poem. I cant believe I missed that moon, everyone is talking about it!

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    1. Sherry, so sorry you missed the moon it was glorious I didn't sleep well for two nights as I was so enchanted by the glow. I wrote this poem after gazing at the moon and I just let the words flow.

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