Shawn L. Bird

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poem- moon glow August 3, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:03 am
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Upon my chest, the moonstone pendant sits.

I gaze down at a clear rock streaked with white

and wonder what happened to the glow that

captivated me from the display case.

.

Busy at work,

“I’m sorry,” the lady says, “I don’t mean to stare, but

does your necklace have a light in it?”

“Yes,” another says, “I was wondering that, too.

It’s beaming from your chest!  It’s so amazing!

What kind of stone is that?”

.

Moonstone, you teach me a lesson:

While we are looking down at something, we may not see its potential

to reflect a glorious light.

In unexpected moments, a glow reflects what it can be.

 

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6 Responses to “poem- moon glow”

  1. Geoff with a G Says:

    Beautiful words

  2. Fats Waller – By the Light of the Silvery Moon, 1942

    From Yours Truly,

    DeBorah aka The Human Jukebox

  3. All that shimmers, offers insight.


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