Tagged: moon

the moon is often

the moon is often
some kind of surprise – hung slightly
askew by the night

attendant, left to slowly
fade, then reappear elsewhere
.
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the trick is to tuck

the trick is to tuck
the new moon in the crook of
a tree, with enough

room to grow and coverage to be
nurtured into a guiding light
.
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missing the look of

missing the look of
the moon from this particular
street is perhaps too

specific – the tilt of these
branches, the curve of the sky
.
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between contractual

between contractual
hellos with the sun, the moon,
and stars are lapses

only documented here,
here, and there, marked by Xes
.
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in the kitchen, mom

mom celebrates three

mom celebrates three
birthdays each year – one for the
moon, one for grandma,

one for grandpa – and so we
follow her to the moon and back
.
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this morning, we learned

this morning, we learned
you were shrinking,
all fourteen-
point-six million square
miles of you, quaking and
leaving deep
scarps as if carving
out a message – for the
850 pounds of moon
rocks we stole
away and called our
greatest legacy –
to return home
.
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january is

the world grows

the world grows
smaller
after this,
sweeping one too
many summers
under an old moon
.
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at first light, maybe

at first light, maybe
second light, the moon has climbed as
high as it’s willing

to climb for the night – grab these
corners, let’s give it a lift
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: willing