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POM: April 17


Moon moths. Couldn’t resist. Or is that the moon looks like a moth?

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Moth Moon by Florence Ripley Mastin

Moth Moon, a-flutter in the lilac tree,

With pollen of the white stars on thy wings,

Oh! would I shared thy flight, thy fantasy,

The aimless beauty of thy brightenings!

A worker, wed to Purpose and Things,

Earth-worn I turn from Day’s sufficiency.

One lethéd hour that duty never brings,

Oh! one dim hour to drift, Moth Moon, with thee!

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6 thoughts on “POM: April 17

  1. Beautiful!
    I would love to be added to your Book Booster list!

  2. Oh, those lethéd hours feel like foreeeever.

  3. I really liked this photograph and your finding this butterfly poem.

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