Diva Luna

Diaphanous, her off-white dress,
hems threadbare from millennia
of showy stagecraft every night:
the sauntering, grand pageantry,
commanding spotlights frame her face
and every eye return her way
before she even deigns to sing
the all-important aria
eclipsing every lesser star.

Diva Luna © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Tolkien quote prompt (moonlight drowning out stars) challenge - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2777670-Tolkien-Quote
Submitted: April 27, 2021

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