Leslie Philibert

Bronze Star - 2,669 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

Leslie Philibert Poems

321. A Better World 11/3/2012
322. Hospital 8/8/2012
323. A Funeral In Winter 1/5/2013
324. The Secret Life Of Stones 8/10/2012
325. A Summer Poem 7/28/2013
326. A Dry-Stone Wall Near Coleraine (For Seamus Heaney) 9/4/2013
327. The Night The Moon Got Stolen 8/17/2012
Best Poem of Leslie Philibert

The Night The Moon Got Stolen

In the night the moon got stolen
lunatics shook their fists at empty heavens,
cats stared at holes in the dark night
and seas turned into lakes, tides refused,

And songwriters hit the wrong keys
while lovers went home for an early night,
words were not whispered in ears nor
arms thrown across shoulders in first joy.

Have no fear for this lost face in the sky,
the lady that shimmers over standing water.
Aurora will bring the slow return of dawn,
Libertas will free this stolen moonlight.

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Song Of A Winter Attic

Sheets of white ice double the frozen glass,
the net curtains break the ice light and the

smell of damp books and insects, autumn apples,
moments of childhood under eaves,

I am not in sorrow apart from sorrowing, a terrible desire
is born to stop clocks, victims of time and snow and

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