Moonshadow is a strange song

“If I ever lose my hands, I won’t have to work no more.”

Is this searching for a bright spot in a tragic loss?

If I ever have to give up working, it will sadden me to my core.


I do not remember seeing a shadow created by the moon

Maybe the next late night, with a full or new moon will take me out the door,

just to look and see, are there shadows then?

or is it just Cat Stevens’ lore?


By Nancy Ann Smith,   Amherst,  OHio

June 27, 2020    Poetry Marathon



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