Hello, Moon

Avatar Author: Seth Miller I was born at a very young age. Read Bio

I can see the moon, lulling to the tune of the new loons down by pond: swoon.

We are there – again.

Every time just the same as the last.
Every time you’re more beautiful.
Too bad every time can’t be forever and ever or happily ever after.

I’ve let my mind wander, meander, amble on back to the past’s storeroom and rummage for a while. The moon is low and I’ve just started thinking. The moon grows high and I’m stuck; left pondering.

The moon is my cipher, my spirit guide, my totem, my sherpa. It’s gotten me lost again in faces.

The man in the moon.
The shining of your face upon mine.
The face in the mirror, older every day without you here.

I’d be old even with you here but the memories wouldn’t be as good. I’d have new memories of you. We’d make new memories together so I wouldn’t have to dress these up in moonlight, dance to its serenade.

First, New, Third, Full. Waxing, Waning, Crescent, Gibbous.

I want the past phased out.
I want my memories better than they ever were.
I want you here with me now.

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  1. Avatar Aurelia

    This is so beautiful. Maybe it’s Phil Collins singing “One More Night” in the background, but you almost made me cry. 5 million pencils!

  2. Avatar DoItForScience

    I can feel it — coming in the air tonight… Oh Lord!

    Haha, sorry, forgive me please. A good way to demonstrate longing. I prefer the stars, but that’s just me.

  3. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    dang this how you do it
    you just step to an unsuspecting reader
    and drop
    real poetry
    ben johnson type shit
    you are me hero
    carpe noctrume type shit

  4. Avatar Seth Miller

    Thanks for the comments and the praise!

  5. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    my wife says that is not a word but you know what i mean

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