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A star weeps …

The modest moon hides her face behind curtains of cloud. A star weeps; bleak night reigns – there is no light, there is no love in her cosmic kingdom. Venus, brightest star, dry your stellar eyes – your undimmed light, … Continue reading

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Mezza-luna moon …

Under the midnight sky last night the mezza-luna moon spread her mantle of stars shining reflected light onto her half-hidden face .. Mysterious one, in silver shadow, why do you look askance after millions of years and millions of miles … Continue reading

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The veiled moon …

The veiled moon sails on the purple seas of night trailing skeins of misty cloud like hints of Autumn in her wake .. an owl cries, passing on shadowed wings in stealthy flight as the moon gleams bronze on russet-tinted … Continue reading

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The mute mountain …

The mute mountain, lost in misty mysteriousness, speaks in colours of the morning to the late-lingering moon – insubstantial shades of grey swirl wispy words of warning ; for soon, beyond the topmost ridge, with the dawning of the day, … Continue reading

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Stars are dancing to a tune unheard ..

One star still oscillates: one star in the black sky; out of alignment, freed from restraint; breaking the bonds that bind the moon to the sea: one star still dances enigmatically .. One star still oscillates; one star still dancing … Continue reading

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Hope …

A winter’s night and despair stood forlorn beneath the shivering stars of the galaxies of ice; breathing brittle shards of frost and hopes lost .. A night in winter and hope was reborn beneath the tremulous stars of the galaxies … Continue reading

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The church tower …

Beyond the high and ancient wall the silhouetted tower of the village church merged with the shadowed stone in overlapping centuries. Beneath the ivied lych-gate, time and fortune, love and life have passed like the season’s berries that bedecked the … Continue reading

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Evanescence …

Once, I saw the Attic moon rise high above Mount Hymettus as the vermilion sun flared beyond the dark Aegean. The expectant night and the dying day stilled in dramatic equilibrium .. I felt the fulcrum of the earth beneath … Continue reading

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The moon has murmured …

The moon has murmured to the sea and left the shore bereft. There is no power to return the waves but her mysterious will. The moon has recalled the sea from caves which now I enter in, silent and still, … Continue reading

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The setting sun …

On the edge of darkness as the first faint star appears beyond the flush of the horizon, lies a world of dreams and fears. Let not that melancholy veil shroud the promise of the day; let me not fear the … Continue reading

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