tonight, i long to be the moon

tonight, i long to be the moon

sitting on this lonely beach
i know you have never been mine
yet i wonder if you are alone
or nestled in someone else’s arms
has he ever kissed your silences
embraced the painful tears that fall
like autumn leaves inside your soul
does he fill your nights with light
or inspire romance in your eyes
will he make your darkness his own
as he watches over you
tonight, my love
i long to be the moon

Photo taken by me on an evening tour of a lighthouse.

381 thoughts on “tonight, i long to be the moon

    1. When a woman is silent, there is something important on her mind. A man needs to kiss that silence and find out what is troubling her.

      Isadora, I am thrilled you liked this poem and that you pointed out that line. Your words always make me smile. Thank you for your wonderful support. It is always appreciated.

      Liked by 2 people

  1. Your similies and your play on words had me reading this several times, Andrew. Very cleverly written but not only that what is woven throughout this entire poem is the intense longing I felt for what was written. Intriguing picture, just perfect in fact.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. This was a special poem for me, so your appreciation and words really touch me. The narrator just wants to illuminate her nights, fill her eywsa with romance, and watch over her.
      Thank you for your wonderful praise. When an inspiring person say these things to me, well, my soul floats n the wind.
      Thank you.

      Liked by 2 people

      1. Andrew, the emotion I felt in this poem was deep and I could tell you, the writer was very passionate when writing those words. Your person of inspiration must be very special indeed!! You are so talented …. every time, and I mean every time I get over here, you take my breath away! You need to be published!

        Liked by 2 people

    2. Hi The Lonely Author,

      Greetings! I concur with AmyRose’s earnest feedback. What a lovely and evocative poem you have composed!

      It is clear that you show a great degree of enthusiasm towards, and affinity with, the moon and its hypnotic power over lovers.

      Therefore, SoundEagle would like to resonate with you and your post by introducing you to the enchanting poems and images published in a post whose title is “If My Name Were Moon Tonight…”, which is quite comparable to yours named as “tonight, i long to be the moon”.

      My said poem is available at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2012/10/02/if-my-name-were-moon-tonight/

      In addition, considering the relevance and quality of your poem, I have decided to hyperlink and mention your post in my said post.

      May you find this autumn and the rest of the year very much to your liking and highly conducive to your writing, thinking and blogging!

      Like

      1. Thank you for your kind words. They made me so happy. I do have a connection with the moon
        and a much stronger one with the sea. I agree with you, the moon does have hypnotic powers
        of romance.

        Thak you for sharing your poem. I was glad to read it and it resonated.

        Thank you so much for the mention. I appreciate your kind gesture.

        May each new day greet you with love and inspiration.
        Thank you so much.

        Liked by 1 person

    1. Smiling over here. Your appreciation touches me. A man should kiss her silences.
      A silent woman is a woman with worries or concerns. A man needs to address that.

      Your beautiful words thrill me. You always make me so happy with the things you
      pick up in my poetry.

      Thank you for your wonderful support. You are a trwasure, whether it be wine or
      tequilla, LOL . Thank you.

      Liked by 2 people

      1. 😂 I feel the same about getting the opportunity to know you through words – it’s quite wonderful😊
        and not many men truly grasp the core of a woman.. I believe you do..
        To realize her silence is a smothered scream to be heard- loved and touched.. it’s really beautiful ♥️
        you’ll be a treasure to some lucky girls heart – if she doesn’t already exist 😘

        Liked by 2 people

  2. My most lovely friend!!you are most kind hearted,honest and sincere to God.really i admire your sincerity.as you tell me-i have deleted that post.okay my dear!!bless you.
    Plz not send your comment in draft.i feel disturbance when i want to reply you.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Smiling. So humbled by your beautiful words. I agree with you, Ihope every man at some time in his life feels this way about a woman.
      It makes life much more interesting and rewarding.
      Thank you for your thoughtful words and beautiful appreciation of my poem.
      I am grateful for your visit and comments. They truly filled my soul with joy.
      Thank you.

      Liked by 2 people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.