Eric Ratcliffe

Rookie (Aug 8,1918 / Teddington, England)

The Maiden Of The Moon's Boat - Poem by Eric Ratcliffe

Behind these yellow leaves I see the maiden of the moon's boat,
her smile straying, her light throat bent over the path of suffering.
Inside a convent of trees she rides, the Bride of my God,
floating a silver mile below her shining side,
as I, like these many branches, open my heart to her.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 6, 2004

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 6, 2004

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