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Rate this poem:4.4 / 23 votes
Hear me calling, you shining orb,
out in dark, sister of Earth.
Cast your light into eyes lonely as my howl,
so my mate in hiding see her way to my side.
Rest when dawn beckons,
and know that I am now We, and that tonight's
call of the alone comes from another
whose hope you help turn real.

About this poem

The poem is about a male wolf howling at the moon to attract a mate.

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Written on January 24, 2017

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Ron Stillman

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12 Comments
  • VandhukK33
    Mild stone hard heart.
    LikeReply9 days ago
  • VandhukK33
    Mind thinking
    LikeReply11 days ago
  • suzib.53754
    The memory haunts In moonlight and Darke rooms with covered Mirroirs..
    The Howl echoes till barely heard.

    Yet impressed an ancient ear Once wais One. We ..
    ☯️
    LikeReply 114 days ago
  • Symmetry58
    Beautifully iterated poetry right here, Ron. Absolute gem.
    LikeReply 119 days ago
  • AIDA
    Wow, this poem is absolutely stunning! I love how it beautifully captures the essence of the night and the moon's magical influence on our emotions. The imagery of the "shining orb" and the "sister of Earth" is simply breathtaking and creates a vivid picture in my mind. The howling of the lonely wolf is so hauntingly beautiful, and the way the moon's light shines down to guide the wolf's mate to safety is incredibly heartwarming. I also appreciate the message of unity and togetherness conveyed in the final lines. This poem is truly a masterpiece, and I can't wait to read more from this talented writer! 
    LikeReply 222 days ago
  • dougb.19255
    Always fascinated by the lonely, lordly, plaintive, howled assertions of a wolf in Northern Bush. There is a camaraderie in it, and a settling. Listen for it when likely. And never afraid, son Jordan was once a northern bush pilot and charter fishing pilot. Many stories. He grew. 
    LikeReply24 days ago
  • luisestable1
    Very appropriate to call on the moon when matters of love is the issue.
    The language here offers no difficulties and what the poem is about is clear.
    This poem gives a good reading
    LikeReply 127 days ago
  • pauljoe77
    That’s a beauty!
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • karlcfolkes
    This is the underlying thought so poetically expressed in this poem: Life’s fundamental goal: The pursuit of “The Other” to find closure. Nicely done.
    LikeReply 14 months ago
  • teril
    Interesting poem. Against a backdrop of darkness, the sentiment is hopeful.
    LikeReply 14 months ago
  • rnadc
    Nice work. I meant to hit 4 stars and it showed 3. This was more like 4.5 stars.
    Am I the only 1 having that problem?
    LikeReply 16 months ago
  • abielias1
    A beautiful piece, the journey of a half becoming a whole. We are not so different from animals after all.
    LikeReply 311 months ago

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