Tag Archives: moon

Lunar Eclipse

We cast a long shadow. Long enough to engulf our daughter moon who looks like a cratered white chocolate cookie full in the sky until a circular bite invades an edge and she’s consumed. Then she turns to blood but … Continue reading

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Haiku for the Moon

She shines her sideways smileFrom too low in the skyPolaris too high Image taken from my hotel room with my phone. She looms much larger in my mind’s eye.

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Fraiku: Me & Wolves

I write poetry with the same intent as wolves howling at the moon

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The Great Pumpkin Moon on Spillwords

I’m pleased to announce that one of my Halloween Haiku, The Great Pumpkin Moon, was published over at Spillwords earlier today.

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Fraiku: Lunacy

At sunset the sky lifts her skirt— full moon rises tonight we howl

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Past Time to Move On

For today’s prompt, write a moving on poem. Past Time to Move On There were men walking on the moonwhen I was a boy with my telescopein the backyard looking for planets Watching Star Trek after schoolI figured that by … Continue reading

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Luna’s Lament

Luna’s Lament Isn’t that just like a man?Visit six times in three yearsthen ghost for more than fifty. Worse still, peeping at methrough telescopes at night,buzzing me with drones. I am so done with Apollo’s male gaze.My tears have frozen … Continue reading

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A Sensuous Life on Drabble!

Yesterday, The Drabble posted a poem of mine called A Sensuous Life. I love the image they picked for it! If you don’t follow their postings, I strongly encourage you to. They only post “drabbles” or poems/prose that are less … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse Fraiku

Do not come betweenthe Sun and his daughter Moonlest there be blood

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Discarded oak leafdrills through the crystalline aira cold moon rises

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