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It Came With The Threat Of A Waning Moon

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It came with the threat of a waning moon
And the wail of an ebbing tide,
But many a woman has lived for less,
And many a man has died;
For life upon life took hold and passed,
Strong in a fate set free,
Out of the deep into the dark
On for the years to be.

Between the gloom of a waning moon

And the song of an ebbing tide,
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Leslie Sharp 23 August 2014

This poem was short but gave a clear view that not everyone believes the christian faith and just like the christian, they died for their faith. A faith centuries old. How can one say there is nothing to this faith!

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* Sunprincess * 22 February 2016

............a wonderful poem, I love this....this speaks to me of a passion ?

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Ayesha Cullen 27 July 2017

This is pure brilliance!

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MAHTAB BANGALEE 08 September 2021

Death there is like the waning moon

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James Mclain 04 September 2019

Have to read it every day.

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James Mclain 14 March 2019

Wave out of wave of the sea And who shall reckon what lives may live In the life that we bade goodbye.

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Ruta Mohapatra 22 July 2018

What beautiful rhyming, what profound philosophy! Unquestionably a master!

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 02 October 2017

A poem so brilliantly written.

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