Dean Koopman

What I Never Saw Before. - Poem by Dean Koopman

Who are you?

I remember the night I first saw you
I realised that you were always there but I never recognised you for who you were.

You would always watch over me
Comfort me when the light would torment me
But that night
I watched you pry past the darkness
To reveal yourself
As if you'd had enough of my ignorance
As if you finally decided to prove to me what you needed not
To show the life that you have.

You enthralled me
Created a perspective that had not previously existed in my mind
You changed the way I saw you
Simply because you wanted to.

You fought your way past the veil for less than a minute as if you knew I was watching

It was my birthday
And I went home empty handed That night.

And you decided to change me
I felt different after those few moments.

I watched you reveal yourself peace by peace
Dragging out time until finally
I saw you

You made me happy but I've never been so simultaneously sad
So I ask again…

Who are you, Luna?

Topic(s) of this poem: beauty, cloudy, driving, happy, moon, new, perspective

Form: Free Verse

Comments about What I Never Saw Before. by Dean Koopman

  • Jazib Kamalvi (6/23/2017 10:25:00 AM)

    A fantastic description of natural beauty. Thanks (Report) Reply

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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (6/20/2017 7:01:00 AM)

    You would always watch over me
    Comfort me when the light would torment me
    You changed the way I saw you
    I felt different after those few moments.
    Moon and mystery, beauty that infulences one to change
    Happiness flowing from the vision of beauty.. thank you dear poet. tony
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    (6/20/2017 3:47:00 PM)

    It is a real pleasure! I'm realy glad that you enjoyed the poem and thank you so much for commenting and rating it so beautifully!

  • Daria  Pinfold (6/19/2017 2:33:00 PM)

    Moon poems are always full of beauty and mystery - you should work over this poem a bit though. To be sure these lines are constructed nicely and there are no grammar mistakes. I'm always ready to help if needed. Don't give up! (Report) Reply

    (6/20/2017 6:52:00 AM)

    thank you i apreciate that ill get on that as soon as i can. thanks for the feedback

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 19, 2017

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