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The Beckoning Moon

A day’s work comes to a close.
Driving down the highway, homeward bound,
Feeling content, peaceful, and happy.

The softly lit full moon, fringed with a fuzzy glow,
rests against a blanket of puffy faint clouds.
Tiny lightening bolts toss pink and yellow streaks across the sky.
Flashes of color decorate the tranquil masterpiece.
Shadowy outlines of trees draw lacy curtains over the moon.

The sweet fragrance of my perfume,
gentle sounds of jazz filling my ears,
winding around the curves,
rolling up and down the hills,
absorbed with nature’s expansive beauty.

Wishing you were here beside me
to share my joy and feel the beauty of this moment.

Author: Benita A. Esposito, M.A.

Written on 9/14/81 in the Ozark Mountains of southern Missouri.
Copyright 1981. All rights reserved. The Esposito Institute, Inc.

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Mountain Sunset

Walking across the dam tonight,Lake Chatuge, Hiawassee, GA
breathing in a full deep breath of
360 degree mountain views.
Misty clouds hover overhead
While the sparkling cloudburst
fires up the magenta sunset.
The full moon glistens
a streak of white light
across the quiet blue lake,
while the locusts sing a chant,
and fire flies
blink gold
on and off,
on and off.

Author: Benita A. Esposito, MA, LPC
7/28/07

Copyright 2007, All rights reserved. The Esposito Institute, Inc.

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