Category Archives: moon poems

After You Have Called Upon That One Last Wishing Star

.. , won’t you hold for me a petaled breeze between your teeth, speak some quiet sigh -lence into my hungry ear? will you save for me a song or two ………(a day, a year) from this crushed dawn; a … Continue reading

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curtain call for a fading moon

too soon, this midnight sky ……………….-scrim closes, and she supposes ……………..what life is like backstage.     …

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Symbiotic Moon

.. He lends her his sol, she borrows his light. . ………………………….She tugs on his tides, ………………………….he gives her the night.   .. Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge, day 26.   

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Mooning {again}

Love her, love her (k)not; secret her against your skin and taste her salt. She is the running of the wolves, is the shaking of the photograph, is a grainy and lamenting sky. Warn her of your passing, and warm … Continue reading

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16 new ways of looking at the moon

{for she is ever, always, my favorite.} i. she’s a hush-hush hum in a clandestine sky, a whisper in the spiral ears of stars. ii. she’s the smudge-sketched thumbprint tintype of some long -gone goddess. iii. don’t stop looking for … Continue reading

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Lamentations of a Wayward Moon

… You blame me for the tides ……………………(both sides) even though I have whispered you that small thing no one else knows: they’ve got a mind of their own. Be -ware, they’ll swallow you whole (or half, waxing or waning … Continue reading

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The Shaking of Hands

.. That devil moon says we’ve got a deal, but she’s played the last of hers , and mine are trembling.   .. Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge, day 10.   

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