Orange full moon
with a half smile,
a hanging lantern,
lighting the way,
through dark streets,
the city, a jungle
with pockets of pleasure
and secret avenues of desire.
 
I keep my eye
on the moon
and glide,
aware of it’s
pull into space,
leaving the
earth,  far behind.
 
I sit on it’s crest
and wait for dawn,
my life calls me,
I wake in my bed
with a full smile
on my lips.

(2014)

  • 1
  • 6
  •  
  •  
Login to comment...
Barb Clarke
almost 5 years

Thanks for the company.

Barb Clarke
almost 5 years

Thanks Shemene, glad you liked the poem.

Robert L. Martin
almost 5 years

I'm sitting on the moon with you

Shemené Kok
almost 5 years

wow

Barb Clarke
about 5 years

Thanks Tony, sometimes when the moon is full it does feel magical, like anything can happen!

Tony Hill
about 5 years

Enjoyed reading your poem, very atmospheric.

Liked or faved by...

Imrogue Charlotte B. Williams Shemené Kok Mr Moonlight Tyler Steven Clark Life's Jump
Email

Other works by Barb Clarke...

Some poets followed by Barb Clarke...

Zaytoen Domingo Lance nathan conrad Mr. Jones and His Visions of Pearl Robert Thomas Halliwell Kay Mary Oliver