Come Again, and Soon


We woo that wild
and wily moon,
ask her to stay.

Her visits are
short, and waning.

We whine. Try to wine
and dine her with burgundy
clouds, ebony scrim.

She turns in her dark dress,
golden tresses hidden
for another day.

We scatter stars
as breadcrumbs,
know she’ll find her


Lil’s left the porch light on over at dVerse. Come play. 

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8 Responses to Come Again, and Soon

  1. qbit says:

    “We whine. Try to wine / and dine her” — Classic De!

  2. Frank Hubeny says:

    I liked those breadcrumb stars.

  3. Laura Bloomsbury says:

    so lyrical and tender De – now wonder she returns

  4. For someone who loves the moon the comfort of her return is encouraging… I will pour myself some burgundy and smile

  5. Singledust says:

    i love the soft words and light as air feeling reading this

  6. vidyatiru says:

    brilliant as always … that moon was out in full force a couple of days ago.. she deserves wining and dining …

  7. Kathy Reed says:

    Super moons included, well-penned!☺️

  8. lillian says:

    LOVE it! Most especially the last two stanzas. I especially like the idea of scattering stars as breadcrumbs. It’s interesting isn’t it….if you think of all the ways stars are used in literature, stories, fairy tales, poems, songs……they are truly versatile as a poetic muse….”when you wish upon a star, makes no difference where you are….” 🙂

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