The Moon by Blaine Kaltman

I often wish I was the moon
In earthly orbit I would loom
A crater ridden sphere of white
That casts apart the black of night
Illuminating darkened sky
And glowing soft to pacify
The primitives who worship me
Not comprehending what they see
For should they ever choose to roam
At night I’ll light their journey home
My shine protecting them from stray
‘til eaten by the light of day

blaine-kaltman
Blaine Kaltman has a PhD in philosophy from the University of Queensland. He is the author of “Under the Heel of the Dragon” http://www.ohioswallow.com/author/Blaine+Kaltman and the producer, lead actor, and screenplay writer of the award winning film “Back Alley Bulls” http://influxmagazine.com/back-alley-bulls-review/. He is a Foreign Service officer with the US State Department and fluent in Mandarin Chinese. His latest artistic venture is a hard rock band named Stone Mob and a cowboy themed video to support their first single “Murder Town” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK-S9vPdpNs . But none of this has stopped Blaine from writing poems almost everyday for the past twenty years.
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