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Moon Pearls

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Moon Pearls

In full phase the moon

in loft perched high

reflects light of sun

its pearl rays descending

illuming land and sea

to abet in night darkness

crowning its realm

earth’s bounty

affection radiating o’er

sleeping nature whilst

lighting ways of water

and soil of earth

angles differing as

it rotates…light waning

‘til alas the dawn

of a new day!

Martha Reisdorf is an 83-year old resident of Gig Harbor Court, Washington (a Pegasus Senior Living establishment).

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