Waiting in The Moonlight

Alone in the moonlight I stand

Bathed in it’s heavenly glow

Wishing for memories to take me

Back to the life not long ago

Back when innocence prevailed

And kindness was the key

to the unlocking of the heart

I want it now to rescue me

The moonlight is soothing

and the air is crisp and cool

The stars are twinkling brightly

With my tearing eyes, I feel a fool

Why do I have all this wisdom

It is doing me no earthly good

I should have had it many years ago

So that I could have understood

Nothing wonderful lasts forever

Unpleasant things are fleeting too

Now in the moonlight standing

I know this to be true

For I’m alone standing here now

No longer part of a team

How did all the sadness happen

That destroyed my dream

With the moonlight shining down on me

I am wishing on a star

For the one I love to find me

Can he be very far

The universe is vast I know

And the thought has crossed my mind

That wherever he is out there

I might be hard to find

So in the moonlight standing

In the air that’s cool and crisp

I’d like to be like an autumn leaf

And be taken off in a whisk

To wherever love will send me

To the end of the universe and beyond

To be reunited for a moment

And with a kiss I would abscond

Would that satisfy me,

just one little kiss

I need strong arms around me

Another thing I miss

The heavens are not cooperating

Still the moon is softly glowing

I don’t think my time is wasted

a stronger wind is blowing

Perhaps it will carry me off

to another far off plane

And I’ll be reunited

With the one I love again

But while I wait for this to happen

My heart has made a deal

Forever is not too long a time

This is simply how I feel

Waiting in The Moonlight

Elsie  Duggan

Wappingers Falls, United States

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I wrote this on the second anniversary of my husbands passing, just because I still love him and look for him everywhere, and in everything

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