Moonlight Sonata

Adagio through lunar light,
this pensive serenade lends flight
to musings strewn amongst the stars
enwrapped in blackness, Venus, Mars.

This incandescent rhapsody
gives intimate astronomy
as chaos fades and reason nears
supernal songs of sacred spheres,

inspiriting ascendant soul
to contemplate the cosmic whole.
Within these moments outside time,
go know thyself, the bright sublime

ere melodies shall evanesce
and raucous worlds would repossess
these lucid dreams as waking sleeps.
For now, attend as music sweeps.

Moonlight Sonata © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: June 2, 2020