Treasure Island

william upton


Luna


The supermoon sat still above the city.
A perfectly round spotlight
Illuminating the night for the exiting baseball crowd.
Reflecting itself into three rivers of stillness,
Resting high above the human hubbub in motion below.
Everywhere the city lights exploded in dreamlike sparkle,
With headlights and neon and starbursts of color.
Fireworks exploded over a mass exodus of kinetic, urban diversity.
Above the chaos,
Alone, looking down, was the solitary man in the moon.
So quiet from this vantage point-
So deliberately peaceful.
A minute ago was the roar of humanity,
Collaborating with the eventual scattering in every direction,
Creating a canvas of brilliant artistic surrealism.
Now, just the moon in the sky without so much as a breeze,
Dwarfing the darkness of the universe
While overlooking a city on fire with colors.
It sits alone from my view on the hill...
Peacefully ending the evening.

Submitted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Edited: Sunday, August 10, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): love

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Luna by william upton )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Loving An Existence, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. Ostrich - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  3. Nothing is faulty, gajanan mishra
  4. Silent Scream, Vivek Tiwari
  5. Your Fault, Von Kimball Barney
  6. Faking news, gajanan mishra
  7. Simply Is No End, Margaret Alice Second
  8. तुम और हम, Priyanka Gupta
  9. Seeing Childhood In Memories, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. Intellectual Gifts, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Exposure, Wilfred Owen
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Autumn Song, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]