The Moon

November 27, 2010
By Anonymous

The light of fire
bathes the forest in light.
Wolves stop hunting
deer stop running
staring in wonder
they wonder "What will happen?"
"Will we die?" They huddle in fright.
The light turns white.
All returns to normal again.


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this poem after living five years in the Maine woods, 7 miles from the nearest house I was able to watch the way animals reacted to a solar eclipse. It was amazing!!!

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on Dec. 18 2010 at 10:14 am
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

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woww, that mustve been pretty incredible to see.. This whole poem is incredible :) Great job

on Dec. 16 2010 at 9:47 pm
Lexie Mochan SILVER, Walworth, New York
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This is a really cool poem! I can actually picture the reactions of the animals. What an interesting sight it must have been to witness.


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