Raven and Moon

“Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: – you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” 

― E.E. Cummings

Black raven whispered to waning moon 
I miss your face when you’re gone
I spend darkest nights longing 
for you to paint blue cobalt night
with your luminous pearl sheen light~
Watching star crossed lovers kiss and swoon
while packs of grey wolves howl and croon
joyous from your magical return
and soon mother earth is whole again

©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg

The Sunday Muse #162

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 their latest rescue, Jackson “Jax” Lyberg. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com and view anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

19 Comments on “Raven and Moon

  1. I love your take on the prompt – the raven crooning to the moon. Very cool. I am enjoying watching Jackson on facebook. Such a happy boy.

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  2. “…whispered to waning moon
    I miss your face when you’re gone
    I spend darkest nights….”

    An indictment of the inconstant moon. And that from a raven! Nevermore… until again.

    Liked by 1 person

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