She arrives quietly before dark night
like a lover returned
reminding how we fell

into one another’s eyes
to share the light—
to help me forget how

the planet spins with acrimony,
all the harsh words
under layers of lies

lost to her shadow cast
across the canyon—
she is a goddess rising.


5 responses to “WOLF MOON

  1. wonderful


  2. Janice Gilbertson

    Beautiful! THIS is why I will be attending your Elko workshop next week. By the way, are there any materials (writing) we should bring along?


  3. aw John, there’s that old romantic poet peeking out…love this one, of course. La Luna! awwwooooooo


  4. Bravo! Beautiful imagery painted in those words, John.


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