Creative Writing Saturday

August Full Moon

August Full Moon, LKW

The Strength Of The Lonely

The moon’s a monk, unmated,
Who walks his cell, the sky.
His strength is that of heaven-vowed men
Who all life’s flames defy.

They turn to stars or shadows,
They go like snow or dew—
Leaving behind no sorrow—
Only the arching blue. ~ Vachel Lindsay