Full Moon

By TropicalSnowstorm

Tonight a full moon
will glow in a still sky -
a sky at which lovers
in a thousand places will gaze.
Clouds will paint pictures
across its surface as the words
"you're beautiful" are whispered
against perfumed necks.
Je t'aime, mon doux...
siete il mio angelo...
du gluhst wie der Mond...
mira la chica! oh, perdon mi amor.
Somewhere a blushing
child will taste his first kiss
and a couple will lock fingers as
the light sips from their wine glasses.
For me the same moon
will appear to taunt me
with the portrait of a face
I can only see in its dead surface.

Copyright 2001, Property of Steve McKennon and
Tropical Snowstorm Productions

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Published on Friday, February 23, 2001.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • ubiquitoussoul On Tuesday, August 31, 2010, ubiquitoussoul (415)By person wrote:

    I like the idea of all being under the same moon with so many possibilities able to occur .. but love all the same is a learned language..not entirely spoken..seen through the eyes and felt through the motions.. just like poem..i like how varying it is.. the different languages.. originations but the same feeling ubiquitous..an emotion simply stated..on the surface you see through..beyond what others see..something pensive and personal..great write.

  • A former member wrote: its full of sentiment, and it only greatly shows how deep in thought you are, and how full of prodigious ideas you are. Honestly, its fascinating.

  • DarkPoet On Sunday, May 25, 2008, DarkPoet (226)By person wrote:

    Wow, great ending Scholar

  • Vexed On Monday, January 30, 2006, Vexed (75)By person wrote:

    that was a very nice poem, very touching...

  • A former member wrote: 'I can only see in its dead surface' This is a wonderfully beautiful poem; I can see & feel the moon you speak of... the blending of French is 'parfait'; soft reflections. Puits fait.

  • purr_verse On Wednesday, September 1, 2004, purr_verse (1037)By person wrote:

    beautifully evocative and emotive piece; wonderfully realised. lovely.

  • Anth On Sunday, May 16, 2004, Anth (1142)By person wrote:

    exquisite,as you paint the shades of life,the notion is just so beautifully described ,stunning

  • sulkylime On Sunday, March 21, 2004, sulkylime (203)By person wrote:

    this is like double-edged poetry.. is it really the same moon, or two full moons.. i'd ask myself. my moon invisible to the other side. but of course i'm secretly in love with mr.loneliness

  • Chameleon On Saturday, October 18, 2003, Chameleon (117)By person wrote:

    Wow, this is just an amazing piece...I am awe struck.

  • A former member wrote: this is so beautiful...

  • A former member wrote: Surely you will never be alone for you have many admirers on this site, i hope that you find your one

  • Jonas On Thursday, March 6, 2003, Jonas (768)By person wrote:

    this, absolutely beautiful, you can feel so alone, so alone, but there is no denying the absolute beauty in the trinkets of lovers... there is trust that she will soon whisper in your ear.

  • A former member wrote: ohh, this one is good, great indeed!

  • liquid_emotion On Thursday, February 20, 2003, liquid_emotion (356)By person wrote:

    Your writings are so diverse, as is your language. Lo he pasado bien.

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