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The sun and moon's work day
by Steve Joos

Thursday, February 24, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I was taking a morning walk one day just as the sun was coming up and the moon was going down. I got to thinking about the way the two firmaments operated and really how they did their jobs.Those work habits are often different.

The sun has a schedule,

The moon works in shifts.


The sun comes up early in the morning,

The moon clocks in whenever it has to,

sometimes in the morning,

sometimes in the evening.


When it's hot,

the sun goes high in the air

and works a long, hard day.


In the winter, it goes to work

for half a day,

then gets busier bit by bit.


A bit of the moon sticks its

face out, a little at a time

and when it's full, it lights up

everything like a giant street light.


Then it goes down in a huge orange ball

while the sun comes up.

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Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 4/17/2005
A very interesting and poem of thought and observance.
This is wonderful.
The moon clocks in whenever it has to.
I've never thought about that before! So True!
Thanks so very much.(c:)
I truly love it!
Tracey
I like those times when the sun and moon are present like that.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/4/2005
A beautiful observation shared well through your verses, Steve. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 2/26/2005
visually stimulating account of the music of our two spheres ...
Reviewed by Aberjhani 2/25/2005
A great portrait of celestial work ethics! Enjoyed it very much.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/25/2005
You did this so well!!

Thanks for sharing your brilliant work!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/24/2005
A very detailing and graphic images here of the moon.



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