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poetry by j matthew waters

blame it on the moon


piano starts to play
something free and easy
your foot begins to tap
one two three
new moon
half moon
blue moon

how you reminisce
when you hear those sounds
barely noticeable
and rising above the trees
late late at night

waking you from sleep
you make your way
from room to room
finally stepping outside

and it is there finally
you capture the light
(or is it the other way around)
and you find comfort in a song
you once knew by heart




may two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
all right reserved

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4 thoughts on “blame it on the moon

  1. I can completely relate to this feeling…beautifully expressed.

  2. Comforting insomnia does exist

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