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Sonnet to the Moon by Dawn Pisturino

on October 3, 2022

I am pleased and humbled to announce that my poem, “Sonnet to the Moon,” has been published today on Masticadores USA. I want to thank Gabriela Marie Milton and her staff for publishing it. Please visit Masticadores and give them your support. Thanks! Please note that I have to take my husband to physical therapy today and will not be available until later this afternoon. I appreciate your patience. Have a wonderful day!

MasticadoresUsa // Editor: Barbara Leonhard

image from Unsplash provided by the author

Sonnet to the Moon

by Dawn Pisturino
site: http://www.dawnpisturino.wordpress.com

Somehow, I always miss the yellow moon

That shines somewhere at the end of summer.

I see the stars on their velvet bed, soon

To be lost to the milky-white winter,

But Moon, I only see thee in autumn,

When the air is sweet and pungent with Death.

Then my senses β€˜waken from their doldrum,

And I long to cling, with icy-white breath,

To thy big, round fulness frozen brightly

In the eastern sky. Then I want to touch

Thy silky-smooth face gazing down nightly;

I want to raise my open hands and clutch

The silvery-white glow falling softly,

Like a satin gown, all around thee.

@Dawn Pisturino

Gabriela Marie Milton
#1 Amazon Bestseller Author
Books:
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27 responses to “Sonnet to the Moon by Dawn Pisturino

  1. I like this very much! Congratulations on getting it published!!! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  2. aparna12 says:

    Congratulations, dear Dawn. I am so happy for you❀❀❀❀. This is a splendid poem. Loved it.

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  3. Phil says:

    Marvelous autumn moon poetry, Dawn, and congratulations on having your work published on Masticadores USA!! βœπŸΌπŸ‚πŸπŸŒ™

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  4. KK says:

    This is a beautiful poem! Congratulations, Dawn! You deserve it.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. utahan15 says:

    callow claw
    it is not against the law

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  6. Congrats!!! I love it!

    Liked by 2 people

  7. Beautiful Dawn. Congratulations my friend on your publication. πŸ₯°πŸ‘πŸΌπŸŒ™ Awesome!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Love the line “When the air is sweet and pungent with Death” Great work!

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  9. Jeff Flesch says:

    Beautiful! Congrats, Dawn!

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  10. “But Moon, I only see thee in autumn,

    When the air is sweet and pungent with Death.”

    Such great lines in this, poem, Dawn. A super write!
    And congratulations! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Congratulations Dawn. As you know, I loved your poem!πŸ’—

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