Moonless Nights

Moonless Nights

A Chapter by Dr. YumnaKay
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    I like looking up at the moon, thinking it smiles back.
Sometimes, I think it does; whereas, other times, it's as if it disappears from the face of a darkening sky, and those are the nights I frantically keep searching for it to appear, for it to watch over me, because, somehow, I've made myself believe it copies me … that it knows and understands whatever mood I'm in.  
   Also, I like looking up at the clouds forming shapes, engulfing stars, and occasionally the moon, which makes the sky take on the appearance of how my life feels right now: empty, foreboding, overwhelming darkness everywhere, while I seek a way out to embrace breath-gifting, ached for light.
  Yet, it seems as though the darkness has penetrated my very mind, causing me to look at the bleak view from a dimly lit window of my soul, where something resides... sleeping, waiting to be awakened....!



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Author's Note

Dr. YumnaKay
Minor edits done. Credits: Richard :)

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You are the first person in my life that expresses this feeling that my moods are mirrored in the phases of the moon! It's like, with a brand new crescent, life seems to have new promise & with a waning crescent, life feels as if it's slipping thru our fingers. I love hearing the details of how this feels from your perspective & your expressions are artful & relatable (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

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Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Ahh, I feel glad to know that you could relate to my words, BG. Always a nice feeling :)
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You feel as the moon mimics you... searching in this need for wholeness. I feel like I am the moon...alone in the darkness searching for the sun. powerful feelings, adorning perceptions. Thank you for sharing these thoughts to expand my own.

Posted 4 Months Ago


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Dr. YumnaKay

4 Months Ago

I feel one is never whole, we always keep on searching, perhaps that's life. We're always just left .. read more
What a beautiful piece. Pardon me for my binge reading and reviewing, as I am apt to do when I find what I like. The moon speaks to many of us, I think. Perhaps wolves and women are naturally in tune with it.

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Dr. YumnaKay

4 Months Ago

I'm glad you like what you read in my pieces. That humbles me (you used to be one of the constructiv.. read more
You are the first person in my life that expresses this feeling that my moods are mirrored in the phases of the moon! It's like, with a brand new crescent, life seems to have new promise & with a waning crescent, life feels as if it's slipping thru our fingers. I love hearing the details of how this feels from your perspective & your expressions are artful & relatable (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Ahh, I feel glad to know that you could relate to my words, BG. Always a nice feeling :)
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i really love this write of yours...it so very well describes what you feel about the moon and how it tries copying you...great work..keep it up!

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Wajiha. Glad you like it. :)
Wajiha Nayeem

1 Year Ago

my pleasure!
I've always felt at one with the moon. Did you know that as "Cancerians", astrologers refer to us as moonmaidens?

It was wonderful to read!

Posted 1 Year Ago


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sinNsincerity

1 Year Ago

It is very true in accordance with my life. Being a Cancer myself, I've always felt a deep connectio.. read more
Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Ahh another Cancerian! Yes, I was aware of that theory. Kinda makes us feel special 😉😊
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Kelly Scheppers

1 Year Ago

...my pleasure!
Such beautiful, breathtaking imagery of that moonless night you give us there...
The connection of people's mind to the darkness of the night is just right on and emotional as well!
Keep it up

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Thank you for appreciating, Shaan. Truly means a lot :)
It is such a beautiufl thing of nature, imagine if one is speaking back to you from it

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Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Well, in my case, the moon does speak back to me..
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BBP
I love the tie to the moon. I can relate and it is so true how we throw our emotions at it and expect it to react and mirror.

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BBP

1 Year Ago

I feel you...... it knows when I need it. Lets me bend its ear from time to time ;)
Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

I was under the impression that moon was earless lol 😂
BBP

1 Year Ago

they are introverted lol
I like the way you draw us into the person's relationship with the moon, and its relationship with obscuring clouds, and how all of this mirrors what the person in the story sees as the state of their life. I think it's well done with some evocative phrases, and I certainly buy into the breath-gifting light. Nice job!

Posted 1 Year Ago


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Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

It does seem to cover how one's life feels like..
Thank you for appreciating. 😊
Wow, to use the moon, a beautiful part of nature, to express these feelings, in this way ... chapeau sir! Incredibly well written.

Posted 1 Year Ago


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Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Thank you Jonathan! I'm glad you liked it :)

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