Starry Sky


Moon Poems

By Josie Whitehead

Full Moon

The Silvery Moon

By Josie Whitehead

Silvery Moon (The)

The silvery moon, high in the sky,
     Looks down from up above
And as she passes overhead,
     She sends you all her love.

Queen of the dark and sunless sky, 
       She lights our world at night 
But when the sun returns next day
      She disappears from sight.

The owls come out to hunt at night, 
     And bats fly in her beams –
But children may well see her face
      Well, if they wake from dreams.

Her silvery rays will light your room
      With a soft and mellow ray
But as our earth turns slowly round,
      She’ll disappear next day.   

You’ll see the moon’s bright silvery face
       Appear again next night.
That’s when those living where we do
     Turn from the sun’s bright light.

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Note the personification I've used throughout this poem.