The Moon

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
July/August 2000

By Stewart Hoelscher

The moon
A candle in the darkness
The sun of the night.

For the passing traveler it is a guide
For the sleeper a comforting watcher
The guardian of the night.

With its blanket of stars
Wrapped securely around the darkness
The mother of the night.

The Moon Stewart Hoelscher

Stewart Hoelscher, 13
Greensboro, North Carolina

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