Tag Archives: moon

Poet Business

Mars Poetica Posted on August 27, 2010 by Ray Sharp Howling at the moon is a poem pure. Scratching pencil to paper is another way, better than solving the crossword after a glass of red wine which is just the … Continue reading

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moonpearl

the moon is a solitary pearl with a dumbstruck simpleton’s smile curled around the tiny grain of my solipsismal dreams

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Moonless

There are too many moonless nights on account of the clouds, nights when nothing is illuminated, when a poet stumbles blind. My heart is not a lantern. It is a hard, dark place, a burned-out star, dense, dull-eyed, stealing fire. … Continue reading

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Poets on the Moon

Two poets met on the moon. They stood on the acute rim of ink-black shadow and paper-white silence. There was no birdsong, no river wild, just the ghosts of old dogs willed to the object of their howling. They looked … Continue reading

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Moonlight Serenade*

Beauty makes me sad           Makes me grieve           I see what I must leave From “At Cross Purposes” By Samuel Menashe What plates a lustrous thing will tarnish. You were the silver moon, light of my night, beautiful and … Continue reading

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