Sandra Feldman


Lonely Moon - Poem by Sandra Feldman

The Moon will shine,
Without your smile,
But no longer shall it be,
A Moon that shines for me,
Gone are the days,
When you'd just stay,
So close, smiling at me.

The Moon is cold,
So I am told,
And winter's here for me,
When love is gone,
There is no Sun,
The Moon is all I see.

Oh lonely Moon, my lonely Moon,
Poor orphan in the sky,
Detached from mother Earth,
Your barren surface has no life,
No hope, no love, no mirth.

Oh Moon alone,
Made out of stone,
Rotating in the sky,
A phantom ship,
No life to grip,
No tears to even cry,
No one can feel your loneliness,
As deeply as can I.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about Lonely Moon by Sandra Feldman

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (7/28/2019 11:34:00 PM)

    A great poem! I find illustrious beauty in this magnificent piece of poetry! My pleasure reading this splendid work time and again! (Report)Reply

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  • Jessica Lockhart (7/22/2019 7:50:00 PM)

    My favorite! Love the rhyming and meaning (Report)Reply

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  • Prabir Gayen (7/16/2019 1:42:00 AM)

    Oh Moon alone,
    Made out of stone,
    Rotating in the sky,
    A phantom ship,
    No life to grip,
    No tears to even cry,
    No one can feel your loneliness,
    As deeply as can I..... lonely moon lonely mind
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  • Chris Zachariou (6/16/2019 3:11:00 AM)

    A lovely poem with wonderful rhymes. Very skilfully constructed. (Report)Reply

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  • Jennifer Birchall (6/6/2019 12:03:00 AM)

    So sad yet beautifully written poem of lost love. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/5/2019 3:56:00 PM)

    Add a comment.Great (Report)Reply

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  • John Beaton (6/3/2019 12:40:00 AM)

    A fine poem, Sandra. The trope is good and the last two lines are clinchers. (Report)Reply

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  • Jane Campion (6/3/2019 12:06:00 AM)

    Sandra, you bring out the face of the moon. It is a lonely and soulful presence.

    Thank you for your comments on my poem.
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  • Sara Militello (6/2/2019 10:24:00 AM)

    Wow! When I see a poem with Moon in the title, I go for it like a hungry guppy. Your poem was a real reward. I love it. Everything about the rhythm, syntax, meaning, emotionality, etc..I give it a ten (Report)Reply

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  • Prabir Gayen (5/17/2019 11:21:00 PM)

    " " "
    Oh Moon alone,
    Made out of stone,
    Rotating in the sky,
    A phantom ship,
    No life to grip,
    No tears to even cry,
    No one can feel your loneliness,
    As deeply as can I" " " " "
    .... personified moon and sad moon for being lonely...
    Beautiful allegory...thanks
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  • Prabir Gayen (5/17/2019 11:20:00 PM)

    " "
    Oh lonely Moon, my lonely Moon,
    Poor orphan in the sky,
    Detached from mother Earth,
    Your barren surface has no life,
    No hope, no love, no mirth" " "
    Loneliness brings pangs of love..
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  • Prabir Gayen (5/17/2019 11:19:00 PM)

    The Moon is cold,
    So I am told,
    And winter's here for me,
    When love is gone,
    There is no Sun,
    The Moon is all I see....
    Beautiful...Sun stands for Love.
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  • Prabir Gayen (5/17/2019 11:18:00 PM)

    " " " The Moon will shine,
    Without your smile,
    But no longer shall it be,
    A Moon that shines for me,
    Gone are the days,
    When you'd just stay,
    So close, smiling at me." " " "
    Moon stands for Love....
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  • Archita Kumar (5/15/2019 12:45:00 AM)

    Oh lonely Moon, my lonely Moon,
    Poor orphan in the sky,
    Such love poem like this I haven't read ever anywhere. The love story of the sun and the moon are profoundly expressed. The moon can't shine without sun is the fact that we all knew but you have painted the fact in such a way that when one will read think that a lonely love awaits for his lover from long time.You personified the moon as girl who is still and has no feelings to express.Great work.
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (5/12/2019 7:22:00 AM)

    Oh lonely Moon, my lonely Moon,
    Poor orphan in the sky,
    Detached from mother Earth,
    Your barren surface has no life,
    No hope, no love, no mirth....great expression! An invaluable piece of poetry! My pleasure reading it again and again!
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  • Manpreet Singh (4/30/2019 1:34:00 AM)

    A Moon that shines for me,
    Gone are the days,
    When you'd just stay,
    So close, smiling at me.

    Moon is there but it does not feel the same
    confidant of my love, no more.
    Friend of sleepless nights no more.
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  • Louis Rams (4/8/2019 5:28:00 PM)

    oh moon no longer will you be lonely
    for Sandra wrote a poem for you, and for you only
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  • (4/4/2019 4:58:00 PM)

    Someone at my school plagiarize this and when he read this to the class the teacher said she was going to cry. Good Job! (Report)Reply

    (4/4/2019 5:02:00 PM)

    I told the teacher.

    (4/4/2019 5:01:00 PM)

    i just told the teacher....

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  • (3/10/2019 9:21:00 PM)

    An eloquent heartbreaker.
    Pure poetry!
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  • Nancy Chambers (3/9/2019 3:43:00 PM)

    Nice poem and I love poems about the moon although I think its really about heartbroken love (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 4, 2017


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