Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

A Poem by Patricia Wedel
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Moondrop flowers and blue mist...

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On a warm night in mid September I saw your reflection 

in the Harvest Moon... a figment of my Imagination... 

I was there to pick vegetables under the Harvest Moon 

when I felt the warmth of your smile caress my silhouette 

against the black of night where mysteries hide under 

pumpkins almost ripe with seeds that may delight the 

Cardinals and their like to a buffet of aphrodisiac aperitifs... 

The magical whispers in the trees and the Owls hoot about 

the state of foreign affairs and the danger of War between 

certain countries who insist upon no tariffs allowed... 

There is a cloud of uncertainty where detente is needed 

We need to come together across the table and shake hands 

to create a Treaty that will be a new beginning... 

with all agreed that the future holds a Promise of Plenty...   

Farmers who know the guidelines to abide by to have a 

Horn of Plenty for everyone... with fruits and vegetables ...  

to share with neighbors of every Creed and Color to 

grow and learn a trade and study to find a cure and 

build Villages for Immigrants to work and raise a family... 

A Thanksgiving Prayer 

© 2019 Patricia Wedel


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love the allegory of making treaty with Mother Nature but also how farmers just want to be able to make a living growing things as it used to be...that we can all share...as was done in the very early days of the settlers when the Native Americans shared.
sharing is love and love is sharing.
there is too much selfishness in the world today...the Promise of Plenty for all is disappearing.
Powerful write here, Pat,
j.

Posted 2 Months Ago


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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Jacob... we will remember the adage...
"To those who are given much...
much wil.. read more
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

John F. Kennedy said something similar. In the book of Luke in the Bible is a quote also.
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

To those who much has been given, much is required.



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Wonderful humanitarian thoughts written in rhymes.
Specially adore these lines:
"There is a cloud of uncertainty where detente is needed
We need to come together across the table and shake hands
to create a Treaty that will be a new beginning... ".
BTW,did you want to write "creed and color" in this line,"to share with neighbors of every greed and color to "?

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Patricia Wedel

3 Weeks Ago

dear Zainul... yes, "to share with neighbors of every Creed and Color" ... thank you for your "eagle.. read more
zainul

3 Weeks Ago

Dear Patricia,
Thanks for your prompt attention.There can't be any flaw in your wonderful pi.. read more
What a superb drift of words, Pat! The Earth, our land, is so precious, it's there, here - Everywhere, for each and every purpose it can be - it gives back what we miniscule beings choose to give it.. ever remembering that kind and wise nurturing repays with dividends. In growth, we learn - or should, sharing the best, sharing in every conceivable way. ' The magical whispers in the trees and the Owls hoot about .. the state of foreign affairs and the danger of War between .. certain countries who .... ' . So many layers of thought there, Pat.

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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Emmajoy... so thoughtful of you to take time to review my poem. It does have many layers... as.. read more
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Em... I am hoping that things will sort out soon and we can enjoy the Autumn ambience... It is .. read more
I love your harvest moon.

My grandpa always planted by the moon and I am a believer of its benefits.

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Cherry... The Moon has always been a blessing to set our goals and renew our vows... Many times.. read more
This is absolutely splendid, Patricia. I really enjoyed. ReallY:) So nice to read you again:)

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dearest Pryde... our Country was founded on freedom to compromise and provide what can from the land.. read more
I loved the Harvest moon. Took the grandchildren out to see her. Wonderful places and thoughts, you took me with dear Pat. Thank you for sharing the outstanding poetry for the harvest moon.
Coyote

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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear John... wonderful that you took your grandchildren to see the Harvest Moon. It is good to teac.. read more
Coyote Poetry

2 Months Ago

They loved the large moon and I agree. We must teach our children about their world.
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

Yes, John... our grandchildren will have dreams also.
Let us pray that the Moon will always.. read more
Descriptive , powerfully told , we are our own worst enemy. Politics has brought us to this...

Posted 2 Months Ago


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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Moon... thank you for reading about the phases of the Moon... If only our Country and other cou.. read more
i swallowed the harvest moon it tasted awful and I spit it back out besides i didn't want to upset the tides detente is indeed needed but i'm thinking it may be too late... natures is not very happy these days and the torrents are hitting a crescendo. my beloved fall feels like summer and seems to be shrinking rapidly I think to myself when it does get cold how grateful I am that it does and even then the winters have turned so mild. at the age of fifty I can vividly remember a different change of seasons already and that just doesn't seem so right. It seems if there is a way to upset the natural order of things we humans can do it even when it ultimately hurts us in the end

Posted 2 Months Ago


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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

Robert... you are wise to be aware of the change in the flow of seasons. I do believe that we as a .. read more

A poem and a Thanksgiving Prayer combined.... much needed at the present time.... N

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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Neville... how kind of you to visit... the Harvest Moon has magical powers... and the season to.. read more
Neville

2 Months Ago


delicious..... N :)
Nice writing Pat, I think only indigenous people of the world are in harmony with nature.white man unfortunately will never live up to these expectations.

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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

dear Andrew... with the blending of Nations, such as the Native Americans... we have a chance of bei.. read more
This is a well artistic poem. Your way of describing nature is such a unique one.
I really like the composition of this piece.

Well written, Pat.

Posted 2 Months Ago


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Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

Thank you Kay for your thoughtful review. Yes, we
need Harmony in our coming and going, as .. read more

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Mother of Robert and Edie Marie... Grandmother of Ethan age 16 and Madeline age 12; also Shannah age 6 and sister Kahless age 4; Married to Roger, a man of Letters, retired. Living in Fredericksbu.. more..

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