Bonnie Collins

(February 27 1947 / Middletown New York)

August Moon


August moon echos of kattiedids and
the aroma of the lake that summer not
any special aroma, but somehow that
will always be in my heart along with
the first kiss the evening had instore

Hot summer days, and summer nights
with all the myterious wonders that
lied ahead of my life each one of them
has left its impact on me till this very day

Being young, and turning into a young lady
from a tom boy certainly had its adjustments
in store for me

Remembering how to dive, wear lipstick, and
falling in love all in one summer's august moon

Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2008
Edited: Monday, July 21, 2008

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  • Yelena M. (4/27/2009 6:59:00 AM)

    A very exquisite personal association with moon and summer, Bonnie. Thank you.
    Best wishes.
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  • Robert Sheridan (9/19/2008 10:55:00 AM)

    Bonnie,

    You make the reader feel apart of your world through your prose... always so refreshing, always so exceptionally penned!


    Best always,

    Robert (Report) Reply

  • Stacey Watts (8/30/2008 10:30:00 AM)

    Very romantic summer poem. I truly loved reading it. You are very talented and a wonderful storyteller. (Report) Reply

  • William Jackson (7/31/2008 2:20:00 AM)

    The poem builds in intensity all the way to the end. And the end is perfect. Great read. Thanks.

    wj (Report) Reply

  • Con Nie (7/26/2008 11:45:00 PM)

    Another fine poem by you. Loved reading about the combination of tom boy to young lady. Sounds like great memories for you. Sincerely, Connie Webb (Report) Reply

  • James B. Earley (7/22/2008 7:32:00 AM)

    Is this the complete story of 'August Moon'.....or......are you perhaps a wee bit selective in what you choose to share? Whatever...... An excellent poem indeed. (Report) Reply

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