~ An Hour With
That golden orb on treetop sets
clouds in starlit skies.
It beckons child come out
to let loose the aged grown-up
Why is it that the now-full moon
face and harvest tones
brings out the playful girl
whose hidden face is rarely shown?
Expectancy awakens in this light!
and laced dress
dance atop the dewy grass
pale moonlight guides her joyous steps.
She frolics ‘neath the amber glow,
that child who
now her freedom’s found,
chasing stars and
imagination knows no bound.
in this little girl at
She lifts unfettered her tender face,
drinking in the moon’s full gaze.
Playful child so full of life
dance and spin on
as though fountain from ground has
unleashed, gushing water flow.
O beautiful sight in God’s richest heaven,
moon shining in this night,
skin does tingle with
when basking in your gentle
Tomorrow’s sun will surely bring
frolic to an end.
That girl inside me will hide her
until you wake her...
Dear Moon, please
'Til she wakes to dance with you
Tracy M. Ries
Copyright © Oct 2003
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