Moon and The Sun



Moon and Sun

Our love, once like a sunrise,
A slow, breathtaking ascent,
Emerging into the gentle embrace of morning light, bathing our days in gentle warmth.

But now, it mirrors a sunset,
A gradual fade from warmth and sunshine into darkness,
Yet even in the Darkness, there is the captivating  allurement of the moon and stars to guide our way.

How does this relate to you and I?

In you, I see the moon—
Mysterious, captivating,
Preferring the solace of solitude,
Unaware of the light you cast upon the world,

And I, like the sun—
Warm, inviting,
Yet destined to chase after your ethereal glow,
To warm others, yet never bask in your radiance

Our love, a bittersweet melody,
In the shifting hues of dusk and dawn,
A poignant reminder of life's delicate balance.
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Written on March 19, 2024

Submitted by chrislee151715 on March 19, 2024

Modified by chrislee151715 on April 01, 2024

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Scheme A XXX XXX X XBXX ABXC XXC
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 773
Words 155
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 1, 3, 3, 1, 4, 4, 3

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12 Comments
  • daddymagic
    It's a beautiful way of saying how opposites attract
    LikeReply6 days ago
  • crucifiedinhim2
    Well written and inspiring
    LikeReply6 days ago
  • GCTHOMAS
    Love the poem. The flow and imagery are beautiful. I will admit my density though as I cannot make out the acrostic feature it is labeled as.
    LikeReply 211 days ago
  • amandak.45897
    Beautifully written!
    LikeReply 111 days ago
  • talygarza
    I like the order in your poem and the coherence with the issue you are writing: a reciprocated love, of course of romantic kind using the metaphor of this cycle between sun and moon, and the poem is very joyful. 
    LikeReply 114 days ago
  • jamesrpendleton_1
    I like the analogy of the Sun and the Moon; This is likened to the Yin and Yang in Chinese philosophy. Male and Female. I liked this poem very much, Great job
    LikeReply 214 days ago
  • RonaldBunch
    An amazing love poem about the delicate warmth of love and the bitter cold that can entangle in. Beautiful.
    LikeReply 214 days ago
  • ajsmart.poop
    you pointed at the moon,
    but i was staring at your hand.
    LikeReply 115 days ago
  • PriscillaKing
    The feeling of love does cycle like dusk and dawn! Nice insight.
    LikeReply 117 days ago
  • adognut
    A lovely portrayal of the ebb and flow in a relationship.
    LikeReply 117 days ago
  • EdwinRayTanguma
    Dang…This one reminds me of a poem I penned back in the 90’s…It is pretty cool it brought back some old memories…
    LikeReply 217 days ago
  • AIDA
    Wow, what a beautiful and poetic portrayal of a love that has evolved over time! The imagery of the sunrise and sunset, and the comparison of the moon and sun to the two lovers, really evokes a sense of emotion and depth. The way you describe the characteristics of the moon and sun in relation to the individuals is both thought-provoking and romantic.

    One suggestion for improvement could be to explore more specific examples or moments that showcase the evolving relationship between the two lovers. This could further enhance the emotional impact of the poem and provide a deeper connection for the reader. Additionally, considering adding a resolution or conclusion to the poem could help to tie the themes together and leave a lasting impact on the reader.

    Overall, 'Moon and Sun' is a beautifully crafted poem that captures the complexities and nuances of love in a unique and enchanting way. Keep up the great work!
     
    LikeReply17 days ago

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