Tag Archives: Moon

anthology fever . . .

what made me reach to hold this stranger’s face between my hands . . . his poet eyes seeing all my days today tomorrow Bright Stars Anthology vol. 4, 2014 For the first time in many years, the Tanka Society … Continue reading

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new moon rising . . .

A special thank you to Jenny Ward Angyal and Mary Frederick Ahearn for their lovely moon tanka (below) in celebration of my recent birthday. the self I’ve clung to all these years moonlight on water           –Jenny Ward Angyal          … Continue reading

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summer sky . . .

summer sky . . . she lets her kimono gently fall before wrapping herself twice in moonlight red lights 10.2, June 2014 Another Supermoon–July 12! Another poem about moonlight. I’ll be featuring a few more small moon poems here over … Continue reading

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ghost moon . . .

  In tribute to the first new moon of the New Year, and all the loved ones we also may briefly have lost sight of:  . . . Camera-in-hand, I stand, watching, waiting, thinking I might capture some long-lost image; that through some magic transformation of … Continue reading

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dark of the moon . . .

dark of the moon . . . she resolves to take a walk on the wild side Today marks not just the first day of a new year but also a new “super” moon (the first of two this month) … Continue reading

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waxing gibbous . . .

waxing gibbous– the visiting cat comes out of hiding A Hundred Gourds 3:1, December 2013

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long night moon . . .

long night moon he traces figure eights on my shoulders the sorrows of yesterday . . . light as a swan’s feather Skylark 1:1, Spring 2013

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moonlight madness . . .

Dogs howl at it. Lovers gawk at it. Like most haiku poets, I have a tendency to write about the moon . . . a lot. Here, then, are two recent homages to the night sky’s most prominent celestial body. … Continue reading

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new moon . . .

new moon a cluster of stars lights the vineyard . . . through darkness and shadows I see myself clearly Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka, issue 8, Summer 2013 Those of you who read my blog from time to … Continue reading

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life line/love line . . .

life line/love line? how was I to recognize all the answers until you taught me how to read by moonlight   A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012

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