Moon is not a team player,
but she can fake it
if the stakes are high enough.
Moon lights up pebbles
even if she doesn’t need them
as any sort of path.
Moon finds the underside
of leaves, lays eggs there
for someone else to find.
Moon doesn’t need any water
or love —
she always carries her own.
Personified moon prompt from dVerse Poets Pub.
33 thoughts on “Moon Is Just a Person I Know”
“she carries her own.”
Oh, oh, OH. I love this.
Thank you! 🙂
I too like the line “she always carries her own”. I love that she lights pebbles but doesn’t need the pebbles to be lit. Wonderful take on the prompt!
I too love the ending! She is quite a character I bet!
Thanks, Grace! This was a fun prompt.
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Got it. Thanks for the reminder about the community nature of dVerse. 😉
Wow, love this one! The image of the moon laying tiny eggs under leaves is especially wonderful.
Thanks, Jennifer. The monarch butterflies I raise in the summer entered this poem. 🙂
she can fake it…and probably influences others to do the same. Fun poem, Marilyn.
Oh I do love those pebbles, make me think of Hansel and Gretchen… Somehow I do love this moon who does what she likes.
Thanks! I wonder if she’s trying to lure someone?
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Oh this is beautiful!! Stellar closing line too ❤
Thank you! I struggle with endings at times.
Quite the personality! Love your take on the moon.
Love the bit about the moon laying her eggs beneath leaves for someone else to find.
Thanks, Bryan. I raise monarch caterpillars in the summer, and this is what the butterflies do.
I agree about that lovely stanza with the moon laying eggs beneath leaves!
Just love this, each verse telling more about this independent, free-spirited Moon! Especially love the laying her eggs beneath leaves for others to find and that last line…so enjoyed!
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Your reply itself is such a nice poem. Thanks!
Much for the
Or Janet. 🙂