“Envy”….new poem.



The Moon looks about

Shifting the tides

While I,


Heavy with gravity

Whose mortal framework

Denies celestial frolic

Trods a well-worn path,

Fulfills a dull duty

And looks with envy, longing

At the Universe above

With a jaundiced eye.


Jane Kohut-Bartels

Copyrighted, 2017

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6 Responses to ““Envy”….new poem.”

  1. Bodhirose Says:

    Perhaps the Moon is bored with moving the tides and waxing and waning…


  2. ladynyo Says:

    LOL~ That’s a thought!


  3. paul scribbles Says:

    There is a body celestial that we inhabit too where gravity has no hold. It’s there in your writing and painting.


  4. Nick Says:

    Do not envy the moon, it is airless and rather dusty. Better to admire its face and smile from afar!

    A lovely thoughtful poem 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. ladynyo Says:

    Thanks, Nick…it was rather off the cuff. A short little thing but fit the mood. Xox


  6. ladynyo Says:

    oh! That;s lovely, Paul. I never thought of it that way. Thank you!


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