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Sunday, September 14, 2014

September And The Moon

I want to hold hands
with September
and the moon
blooming in the sea.

For a few moments
life has been silenced
by splashing waves.

I don’t have to breathe
hectic, or sacrifice peace
to the rumble of traffic.

Night rocks me in its cradle
of misted stars until I forget
tears wait on my eyelids.

I am alone with September
blushing my skin with dreams,
the moon, and secrets.

 ©Susie Clevenger 2014

At Real Toads Grace asked us to write about our September sky


Margaret said...

Beautiful - I find early fall nights rather magical and peaceful too.

Björn Rudberg said...

The moon is a welcomed friend when autumn comes. To me the moon is very much a part of this time of the year too.

Karishma Shetty said...

Aww! I wish to hold hands with September

Eleonora Usher-Rigby said...

There's nothing quite like an autumn night. Somehow I'm more at peace with being alone at this time of year. Somehow in the spring and summer it seems more lonely, more like I'm a failure for being a loner.
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Marian said...

love that idea of holding hands.

Kathryn Dyche Dechairo said...

So beautiful, love autumn and the moon.

manicddaily said...

Very nice-- love the idea of the peace before a storm! K.

Grace said...

You make the September night misted of stars so mysterious ~ Yet there is some sadness with tears waiting on the eyelids ~

This is beautifully written Susie ~ Thanks for participating and wishing you happy week ~

Sumana Roy said...

I like the quiet moments, meditative tone and also the dream & secrets...beautiful

georgeplaceblog said...

"For a few moments
life has been silenced
by splashing waves."

Just got back from the beach myself...I found this to be so true

Hannah said...

I LOVE your opening stanza, Susie...beautiful poem altogether!! :)

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