Treasure Island

Cassandra Jasmine

(United States of Awesomeness)

Moonlight


A faint shadow, a round lantern.
A distant sphere, posing in the sky.
As Darkness covers us in her veil,
Lights out, and good night.

But, a certain child,
Wary and fearful, yet excited the same,
Throws back her covers.
Shivering, slips daintily off her mattress.
Tiptoeing towards her window,
Throws back the curtains,
And forcing the window open.

A gentle, cool, and relieving North Wind
Washes a sense of harmony over her.
Shaking her head, she thinks of the moon:
A silver plate, shining in the sky.

She thinks of her dogs, snuggled in bed.
Her parents, discoursing downstairs.
Her brother, snoring gently next door,
And the moon; her nighttime companion.

Gazing at the moon,
She whispers,
''Good night.''

Submitted: Friday, September 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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  • Yasmeen Khan (10/7/2013 10:04:00 AM)

    Your dear companion is moon and it's a nice tribute to her, mature writing as compare to your age (Report) Reply

  • marvin brato (10/6/2013 11:38:00 PM)

    Under the moonlight we can indulge in reflective mood, its when we realized how wonderful life is! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (9/28/2013 12:16:00 PM)

    A nice poem.
    'She thinks of her dogs, snuggled in bed.
    Her parents, discoursing downstairs.
    Her brother, snoring gently next door,
    And the moon; her nighttime companion.
    Liked it. (Report) Reply

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