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A Poem by An owl on the moon

My state of Arkansas personified…











In soft curves

draped in jade-colored silks

water glides down her soft skin

in crystal droplets

ribbon rivers…


Her voice is wind whispers

lush emerald tones

and her words

deep sapphire lakes

full and running free…


She is





© 2011 An owl on the moon

Author's Note

An owl on the moon
PHOTO: Twin Falls of Devils Fork, Richland Creek Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest, Arkansas.

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dear Owl... your poem is as serene as romance can be. You paint a picture that has feelings of pleasure unfolding against Nature's background of silver blue heavenly hues... a masterpiece to be framed in gold. truly, Pat

Posted 5 Months Ago

An owl on the moon

5 Months Ago

Pat, your words are so kind and lifting!
Bravo! She is my kind of women.


Posted 7 Months Ago

An owl on the moon

7 Months Ago

Thank you so much, my friend!
Madly wild, lush and lovely my friend. The imagery and evocative words mesh in a beautiful collaboration, celebration, of your amazing home. Arkansas rises as a goddess of nature primeval. Magnificent!

Posted 9 Months Ago

An owl on the moon

9 Months Ago

Thank you so much, Annette! I'm originally from California, so the green here in Arkansas is truly d.. read more
Annette Pisano-Higley

9 Months Ago

I have been watching a Netflix mini-series called Ozark, and the scenery is truly beautiful, as your.. read more
An owl on the moon

9 Months Ago

Ah, yes, that was filmed not far from here (about 2 hours north). Such a powerful glimpse of the dar.. read more
boy do i love this poem! i happened to notice the title and had to visit as i just moved (retired) to north central AR have a wonderful poem in personifications as you say ..i thoroughly enjoyed the experiences of reading ... well done says i!

Posted 1 Year Ago

An owl on the moon

1 Year Ago

So glad to have you by! Thank you for your uplifting words. May you enjoy every moment here in Arkan.. read more
what amazing beauty in your words, and wonderful use of alive this the descriptions are in tolkien's Hobbit and Lord of the Rings...


Posted 1 Year Ago

An owl on the moon

1 Year Ago

Now, thank you for making my day with a comparison of anything I might utter to Tolkien. Appreciate .. read more
Bet this gets painted a lot.
Great poem to a great National Forest.

Posted 1 Year Ago

An owl on the moon

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Paul! Lots of beautiful wildness around here. :)
Beautiful tribute to your own personal homeland. I love the descriptions, the alliteration, the word play with vivid observations well-stated. I love that you chose quite unusual words in the last 3 lines, personifying your homeland spot almost as a lover.

Posted 1 Year Ago

An owl on the moon

1 Year Ago

So glad to have you by! Thank you for your uplifting words. I actually grew up near Yosemite in Cali.. read more
There is nothing so perfect as a good river, a waterfall and clear skies. Unless of course there is a canoe involved. Good write, C.

Posted 1 Year Ago

Very beautiful personification. After experiencing the beauty of Arkansas for the first time more recently I cannot argue with any of this! It's the Natural State for a reason!

Posted 3 Years Ago

An owl on the moon

3 Years Ago

Ah, so pleased you enjoyed my words.. and even more so that you were here breathing the Arkansas air.. read more
steaming stripped of her down hill power she rises to float darken then crack ,and shower down tin roof popping pellets.

Posted 5 Years Ago

An owl on the moon

5 Years Ago

So good to have you by, my friend! Thank you for your beautiful comments.

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Added on March 10, 2011
Last Updated on March 11, 2011


An owl on the moon
An owl on the moon

Welcome to my page of poetry... May you find peace and inspiration... Craig Que filtro embriagante Me deste tu a beber? Até me esqueço de mim E não te posso esquecer..... more..


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