Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Half Moon Delight


My gaze fixed
On a cloud
Dark
It looked
Hazy
Around it.

Half moon ejected
Out into space
Half light spread
Around me
Only to be
Swallowed
By another cloud
I didn't notice it
Before.

Game of
Hide and seek
Followed
For half the night
Delight it was
Doubled and doubled
My sleep
Cut into half.

Submitted: Monday, September 16, 2013
Edited: Thursday, March 06, 2014

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