Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Moon Poem 30


Moon Phase


From the rim of sleep
A ship of dreams leaves each Night
A Proscenium.

Happy National Poetry Month.

GL, 4/30/2013. Prevail.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Moon Poem 29

Moon Phase


Night awaits Morning
Twilight, a killick's hitching
Anodynic Dawn.

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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Moon Poem 28

Moon Phase


Dreams creak on wood stairs
The vestiges of headaches
In the Night Season.

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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Moon Poem 27

Moon Phase


Black starlings plaiting
Sew strands of words together
In strings that make sense.

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Friday, April 26, 2013

Moon Poem 26

Moon Phase


Fog creeps overnight
Strolls down streets, seeps in houses
Over steps' threshold.

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Moon Poem 25

Moon Phase

Full Moon

A crossword puzzle
Solved in a tree's brown lattice

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Moon Poem 24

Moon Phase


Tall rows of green beans
Uniform vertical shapes
Form a horizon.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Moon Poem 23


Moon Phase


Fog sulked grey as Sun
Teased a tentative brightning
Shy smile on my face.

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Moon Poem 22

Moon Phase


Thunder and Lightning
Smeary black chalk-like smudges
Beneath clean wet eyes.

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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Moon Poem 21

Moon Phase


Images mottled
Mercury backing intact
On cracked ice mirrors.

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Moon Poem 20

Moon Phase


Though said in kindness
Words can be like chips of ice

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Moon Poem 19

Moon Phase


Leaves heavy with rain
Droop, the torn burlap lining
Of a sofa base.

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Moon Poem 18

Moon Phase

First Quarter

Clouds loudly lash walls
With thick, fat raindrops. Shadows,
Candlelights cower.

GL, 4/18/2013. Prevail.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Moon Poem 17

Moon Phase


From sky's steep ceiling
Hangs glass chandelier teardrops

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Moon Poem 16


Moon Phase


A hen and her brood
Ducklings, chairs tucked tidily
Under the table.

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Moon Poem 15

Moon Phase


Before thunder strikes
Lightning's stark smile slips away
As quick as it came.

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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Moon Poem 14

Moon Phase


A slim stream of light
Ventures through roof and windows
Seeking arcanum.

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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Moon Poem 13

Moon Phase


Marching daffodils
Circle the perimeter
Of a house garden.

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Moon Poem 12

Moon Phase


Gnarled tree branches
Boughs, arms resisting stretches
Wrists rest on fences.

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Moon Poem 11

Moon Phase


An old barn's rafters
Bowing towards a gentler time
Collapse sleepily.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Moon Poem 10

Moon Phase

New Moon

A photograph shot
Like an insect in amber
The moment captured.

4/10/2013. Prevail.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Moon Poem 9


Moon Phase


Gold Sun slips past Noon
Slices cold, fires my eyelids
Cherry cola red.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Moon Poem 8

Moon Phase


A robin in snow
Cants her head, nodding to Spring
In acknowledgement.

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Moon Poem 7

Moon Phase


A weeping willow
Circular winds move branches
A pedestal fan.

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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Moon Poem 6

Moon Phase


Three in the morning
After nightmares, sound's silence
Pounds like a heartbeat.

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Friday, April 5, 2013

Moon Poem 5

Moon Phase


A Spring skunk's sharp scent
The smell jitters and spirals
Across cement streets.

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Moon Poem 4

Moon Phase


The spumescent clouds
Dented folds of white frosting
A decadency.

GL, 4/4/2013. Prevail.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Moon Poem 3

Moon Phase


Breeze's fine-toothed comb
Tousling life in the stiff hair
Of cattail grasses.

GL, 4/3/2013. Prevail.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Moon Poem 2


Moon Phase

Last Quarter

In drifts, crispy leaves
Skip, trip over each other
A bright carousel.

GL, 4/2/2013. Prevail.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Moon Poem 1


Moon Phase


From the rim of sleep
A ship of dreams leaves each Night
East, South, West, and North.

Welcome National Poetry Month.

GL, 4/1/2013. Prevail.