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  Moon Hair
by Lonnie Hicks
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Silver Heart and Moonlight

She had the moon in her hair

I'm sure its beams played there

because they loved her too

transforming their own grey light


transforming light itself

from that smile of hers

into noon at midnight.

She sat there in moon-white

her dress a sliver-white

asking if I had a girl friend

her voice parting the Carolina night

and I reply

"No, not now..."

"You and she..."

her voice trailed off

and I could only let


invade that space


by that question

unable to speak

because what I wanted to say

was that I loved her

but could not;

she too embraced that silence

she had been forward

taking my silence for embarrassment

or worse

lack of interest

retreating then behind

that silent shroud

we all sometimes

draw over ourselves

when emotions are in doubt.

Her father called then

and I rose

to leave for college

that very next day

never seeing

her again.


its seems

become real

only when

we are prepared to leap

into the moonlight


and embrace

silver hearts

at their beating


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Reviewed by pat medlin
so gentle, such silvery gliding words of wistful remembering...i could feel each nuance of emotions.

how i would love to hear Garrison Keillor's rendition of reciting this wonderful work
Reviewed by J Howard
When we "cannot" speak, our heart does. Lovely sentiment and beautifully written.
thank you for sharing-
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Beautifully penned, Lonnie! Guess we all have "what if" moments to reflect upon...lovely phrasing.

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
My goodness Lonnie, this is gorgeous and very emotive.
Reviewed by Janna Hill
Lovely writing Lonnie bringing to life not only past memories but giving 'flummoxed' a place to call home.
:) Janna
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
A beautiful remembrance, beautifully expressed. I too had those moments, those opportunities to connect that somehow, it didn't happen.

Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Marvelous emotion in this, and gentle and resonant ~
Reviewed by Odin Roark
You've penned a gentle and poignant chapter of life. The sense of melancholy's insistence is only upstaged by the fine sense of humble understanding. Well done.
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