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DIM NIGHT UPON THE SUPER MOON by Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg

It wasn’t until I recently experienced a true awakening that I started to follow and sense the phases of the moon...

It has been for the past 3 years that I have noticed her calling to me. It is not that I never noticed the full moon before. I have now come to a place where the rapturous beauty of the moon beckons me to look up with wonder, with intention, with respect for her radiant illumination. This poem is dedicated to the Super Full Moon of summer.

Dim Night Upon The Super Moon

the dim night,
stops its breath at your gleaming-
slipping through black,
bold and golden-
as if I could reach and touch,
your glowing face.
super moon,
rising in the summer eve-
all of you that embraces,
the night-
reflecting light upon,
this earth,
we,
who often lost sight-
holding only to the familiar,
staying in our close rooms,
our shut doors and windows,
our houses,
not noticing the bloom of you-
resting in the sky.
will we with haste,
let your brilliance escape us,
as we take our ordinary lives,
slip into our own darkness-
and not notice your radiant stare?
if we could stop ourselves,
our breath,
like the dim night-
that holds an open space,
for the presence of such-
rapturing beauty,
pause,
to hold the moon in our hands-
as if its light,
would soak through our pours-
flowing out the ordinary,
and bringing in extraordinary-
to our daily lives…
it really doesn’t take much,
all we need to do is,
open our eyes-
and look up.

Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg: About 3 years ago, I was awakened from my slumber, though it was a devastating breaking point in my life, I was reunited to a true relationship with my spiritual self and my gift through poetry. It is my intention to reach others by sharing my story through poetry and touching theirs. I am the Page owner of Heart’s Calling. I am also the Visionary Poet for the Facebook Magazine "Women as Visionaries with Lore Raymond" here. I recite spoken word at different venues and also host a monthly Creative Writing Circle using the space for women to bring out their inner release through written word. I am currently working on publishing a book of my poetry. I can be contacted through my Heart’s Calling Facebook page here.


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