For You and You Alone

Image by David Mark from Pixabay

Golden orb hanging low 
in waning evening sky,  
Your amber eyes aglow 
in sunset’s fading light
My love, come closer still
let me whisper in your ear 
I’ll sing your blues away
for I’ll always love you dear
forever and a day

For you and you alone, 
I’ll part the deepest green sea

For you and you alone
I’ll lasso this harvest moon

For you and you alone
are the only one for me

For I’ll always love you dear
until my dying day

©2020 Linda Lee Lyberg

dVerse Poets Pub: MTB Synesthesia

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 24 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at:
and purchase anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

43 Comments on “For You and You Alone

  1. Neil Young is another all-time favourite of mine, Linda, and I love the way you’ve interpreted ‘Harvest Moon’. Lots of warm colours in this poem to sing the blues away.

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  2. This is such a beautiful and heartfelt love song inspired by a song I love. Very touching to read, and those final lines really pierced my heart.

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  3. Oh wow, this is so very heartfelt. Wow. This is quite beautifully passionate, romantic, and touching. I enjoyed reading it very much.

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  4. Love and love poetry. And love songs and human emotion. I am puzzled by love, I don’t know what to make of it after so many years wandering the metaphorical wilderness. Perhaps it is mostly physical, or is it quiet companionship. The latter I think.

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  5. A most exquisite love song woven here, Linda! 💝💝 I love; “For you and you alone I’ll lasso this harvest moon.” 🙂

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  6. Rob is a musician, perhaps you should collaborate with him. I love your poem, song lyrics for sure, a love ballad.

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  7. I enjoyed your poem! I gravitate more toward rhyming poetry than free verse, and I have written many myself about the moon, so this was a winner for me 🙂 I’m Markie, I recently created my first blog at Come visit sometime!

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