Tag Archives: Night sky

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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all the sisters . . .

all the sisters clustered around a table . . . bright constellations in a midsummer sky swapping tales of survival Moonbathing, vol. 6, Spring/Summer 2012

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Venus and the moon . . .

Venus and the moon . . . suspended in this long night side by side we walk without touching either star or crescent Notes from the Gean, vol. 3, no. 4, March 2012

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spring buds . . .

spring buds on a star magnolia another blush at the sound of his name . . . autumn leaves city lights homesick for the stars A Hundred Gourds, vol 1., no. 2, March 2012 The second issue of the new … Continue reading

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last night . . .

  last night after writing love poems you may never hear I stepped out to deliver my heart to the moon Ribbons, vol. 7, no. 4, Winter 2011

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years from now . . .

years from now I promise to remember how you looked that night alone on the verandah holding moonlight in your hands First place, 2011 Tanka Society of America International Tanka Contest Ribbons, Fall 2011

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Moonshine . . .

waxing gibbous the sea of tranquility in my teacup      Notes from the Gean, vol. 3:2, Fall 2011 Congratulations to all my friends whose work is featured in the newly relaunched Notes from the Gean, and to Colin Stewart Jones … Continue reading

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Wild geese and favorite things . . .

in darkness we forget our anger . . . suddenly the sound of wild geese piercing the starless night                     Ribbons, Spring 2011, #1 I am so honored to have two of my tanka in the current issue of Ribbons, … Continue reading

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Stargazing . . .

              alone, awakening to the sound             of falling stars . . . The Geminid star shower starts tonight and continues for the next few nights.  I’ll be watching . . . and listening.  How about you?  

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The Milky Way . . .

I was born in summer.  I’m not a big fan of winter.  I don’t like wearing shoes and socks. And I don’t much care for coats.  But when I start to feel really sorry for myself for having to endure the … Continue reading

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