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Tears of the Moon

 

Tears of the Moon

They do not know us, for we are the ones

Who, while they are sleeping, must come completely undone

They ride their white stallions to set destinies

While we brave the fierce storms of the ravaging seas

No, they do not understand us and would not but scoff

At the depths and the heights which we scale in our thoughts

They shake their heads and sigh in disbelief

At our hearts that dangle from our sleeves

The search for soothing balm for our tortured souls

Leaves them scurrying about to maintain some control

They cannot comprehend why we’d sell our own shoes

For the secret of life and the scrolls of the truth

Pity us? Why we grieve for those wretched souls who are doomed

To never hold the pulsating heart of the sea or taste the bittersweet tears of the moon

Sharon Van Meter

Copyright 2002

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About sharonsharinginsights

Namaste'! I write poetry, stories, essays, reviews, editorials, screenplays, lyrics.....you get the idea! I love to write. I graduated from UI&U in Vermont, U.S. with BA in Writing and Literature with a concentration in Women's Studies. I was chosen and interviewed as local artist for my writing on local online college magazine HOWL (circa 2003). My writings have been published in several genres and I have won numerous awards for my poetry. I am desirous of having my own collection of poetry and/or other writings published in my OWN book. I am passionate about women's issues, romance, love and a great number of benevolent causes. I am pretty passionate about almost anything that is NOT mundane or boring. I write from my soul (cliche' I know). Most of my work has been published and/or copyrighted (all either or both). My goal, again, is to publish a book of poetry, short stories, a novel, novellas, another song (collaborating with someone who writes music...hello, out there?)....OK more later, and thank you for checking me out! Sharon View all posts by sharonsharinginsights

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